“Arm”, “Arms” (nouns) in Tunisian Arabic

In Tunisian Arabic, “Arm” (the noun, as in the body part) is written using the Latin script as:


Using the Arabic script, it is written as:


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


Using the Arabic script, it is written as:


(Editor’s note: In Tunisian Arabic, there is no differentiation in describing an arm and hand and arms and hands—they are both Yed / يد and Ydin / يدين, respectively. For more information, see “Hand”, “Hands” in Tunisian Arabic)

Listen to these two words pronounced (audio)


Examples in sentences or statements

“That is an arm.”

Hedi yed.

.هاذي يد

“Those arms are hairy.”

Lydin hedhom mech3arin.

. اليدين هاذم مشعارين

“Those arms are hairless.”

Lydin hedhom mch mech3arin.

.اليدين هاذم موش مشعارين

“My arms are very tanned.”

Ydaya metebranziyin barcha.

.يديا متبرنزيين بارشا

“My arms need more sun.”

Ydaya lezmhom akthar chams.

.يديا لازمهم أكثر شمس


Related words in Tunisian Arabic

“Foot”, “Feet” (body part) in Tunisian Arabic

“Hand”, “Hands” (nouns) in Tunisian Arabic

“Leg”, “Legs” in Tunisian Arabic

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