“Basil” (herb) in Tunisian Arabic


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


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

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Examples in sentences or statements

“Basil on a margherita pizza is tasty.”

7ba9 ala pizza marghertia bnin.

الحبق على البيزا مرقاريتا بنينة.

“I like the taste of basil.”

Ya3jebni mat3em la7ba9.

يعجبني مطعم الحبق.

“Do you want some basil?”

T7eb chwaya 7ba9?

تحب شويا حبق؟

“This is a basil plant.”

Hethi nabta mta3 7ba9.

هاذي نبتة تع حبق.

“Basil is a leaf.”

7ba9 houwa war9a mta3 nabta. 

الحبق هو ورقة تع نبتة.
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