“About” in Tunisian Arabic

In Tunisian Arabic, “About” is written using the Latin script as:


Using the Arabic script, it is written as:


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Examples in sentences or statements

“It’s about 24 degrees in here.”

El s5ana 9rib el 24 daraja houni.

.السخانة قريب ال24 درجة هوني

“The flight is about eight hours.”

El re7la ta93ad 9rib el 8 sweya3.

.الرحلة تقعد قريب ال8 سوايع

“The flight was about eight hours.”

El re7la 9a3det 9rib el 8 sweya3.

.الرحلة قعدت قريب ال8 سوايع

“The movie is about an hour and forty minutes long.”

El film toulou 9rib el se3a w 40 d9i9a.

.الفيلم طولو قريب الساعة و 40 دقيقة

“About a half tea spoon.”

9rib chtar m8arfa s8ira.

.قريب شطر مغرفة صغيرة


This word in other Arabic dialects

“About” in Lebanese Arabic

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