“Alone” (adjective) in Tunisian Arabic

In Tunisian Arabic, “Alone” (the adjective) is written using the Latin script as:

(m) Wa7id

(f) Wa7ida

Using the Arabic script, it is written as:

وحيد (m)

وحيدة (f)

Listen to these two words pronounced (audio)


Examples in sentences or statements

“I’m alone at home.”

Ena wa7di fedar.

.أنا وحدي في الدار

“My thirteen year old is alone at home right now.”

(m) Weldi li 3omrou thlotach wa7dou fedar taw.

(f) Benty li 3morha thlotach wa7adha fedar taw.

 .ولدي اللي عمرو ثلطاش وحدو في الدار تو (m)

 .بنتي اللي عمرها ثلطاش وحدها في الدار تو (f)

“My kids are alone at home right now.”

Sghari wa7adhom fedar taw.

.صغاري وحدهم في الدار تو

“Are you alone now and can talk?”

Wa7dek taw tnejem ta7ki?

وحدك تو تنجم تحكي؟

“I’ll be alone in 5 minutes.”

Ba3d khamsa d9aya9 nkoun wa7di.

.بعد خمسة دقايق نكون وحدي


In other Mediterranean languages and dialects

“Alone” in Lebanese Arabic

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