“Back” (the direction) in Tunisian Arabic

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

Wra

In Tunisian Arabic, using the Arabic script, it is written as:

ورا

Listen to this word pronounced (audio)

 

Examples in sentences or statements

“You got something on the back of your shirt. Let me see.”

3andek 7aja wra maryoulek. 5alini nchouf.

عندك حاجا ورا مريولك خليني نشوف.

 

“I’m going to back up a little.”

Hani bech nwa5er chwaya.

هاني بش نوخر شويا.

 

I’ll be right back.

Chwaya wnerja3.

شويا ونرجع.

 

“Can you have the delivery person knock on the door at the back of the house?”

tnajem 9oul lel livreur ydo9 3al beb wra dar?

تنجم تقول للليفرور يدق عالباب ورا الدار؟

 

“The kids are playing out back.”

Louled yela3bou lteli.

لولاد يلعبو لتال.

 

This word in other Arabic dialects

“Back” in Lebanese Arabic

 

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