“Cat” in Tunisian Arabic

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

9atous

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

قطوس

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Examples in sentences or statements

“That cat is brown and orange.”

El 9atous heka maron wbourtou9ali.

القطوس هكا مارون و برتقالي.

 

“The cat purrs when you are close to it, so it is a sign that she likes and is comfortable with you.”

El 9atous ya3mel 7es ki tebda 9rib lih, whethika 3alema enou houwa merteh wi7ebek.

القطوس يعمل حس كي تبدأ قريب ليه ، وهذاك علامة انو هو مرتاح و يحبك.

 

“This cat is 15 years old.”

El 9atous hetha 3omrou 5omstach sne.

القطوس هذا عمرو خمسطاش سنا.

 

“I’m going to put some water out for the cats.”

Ena bech n7ot chwaya me lel 9tates.

انا شنحط شويا ماء للقطاطص.

 

“Cats are known to be quite independent creatures.”

El katates ma3rouf alihom enhom ma5lou9at y3amlou 3la rwehom.

القطاطص معروف عليهم انهم مخلوقات يعملو على رواحهم.
This word in other Arabic dialects

“Cat” in Lebanese Arabic

 

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