“Craving”, “Cravings” in Tunisian Arabic

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

(f) Chahwa

Using the Arabic script, it is written as:

شهوة (f)

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

Chhewi

Using the Arabic script, it is written as:

شهاوي

Listen to these two words pronounced (audio)

 

Examples in sentences or statements

 

“She had a craving for chocolate.”

Heya chehya choklata.

.هي شاهية شكلاطة

 

“Cravings pass after a while.”

Echhewi yemchiw ba3d modda.

.الشهاوي يمشيو بعد مدّة

 

“I have a craving.”

3andi chahwa.

.عندي شهوة

 

“I have a craving for cake!”

(m) Chehi cake!

(f) Chehya cake!

!شاهي كايك (m)

!شاهية كايك (f)

 

“I don’t get cravings much anymore for sweet food.”

Ma3adech nechthi 7ajet 7lowa kima 9bal.

.معادش نشتهي حاجات حلوّة كيما قبل

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