“Curb”, “Curbs” (nouns) in Tunisian Arabic

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

Bankina

Using the Arabic script, it is written as:

بنكينة

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

Bankinet

Using the Arabic script, it is written as:

بنكينات

Listen to these two words pronounced (audio)


 

Examples in sentences or statements

 
I parked the car tight to the curb.

Rakkit el karhba 9rib mel bankina.

.راكيت الكرهبة قريب مالبنكينة

 
Can you get it closer to the curb?

(m) Tnajem t9arbou lel bankina?

(f) Tnajem t9arrabha lel bankina?

تنجّم تقرّبو للبنكينة؟ (m)

تنجّم تقرّبها للبنكينة؟ (f)

 
That is a cement curb.

Heki bankina bel simen.

.هاكي بنكينة بالسيمان

 
There are curbs on both sides of the street.

Fama bankinet mel jihtin mta3 el kayyes.

.فمّا بنكينات مالجيهتين متاع الكيّاس

 
There is grass and weeds sprouting from the curb.

Fama 7chich nebet mel bankina.

.فمّا حشيش نابت مالبنكين

 

These words in other Arabic dialects

“Curb”, “Curbs” (nouns) in Lebanese Arabic
 

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