“Dad” in Tunisian Arabic

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

(m) Baba

Using the Arabic script, it is written as:

بابا (m)

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Examples in sentences or statements

“My Dad is 61 years old.”

Baba 3omrou 61 3am.

.بابا عمرو 61 عام

“How is your Dad doing?”

Bouk chnw7wlou?

بوك شنحوالو ؟

“My Dad wakes up at 5am everyday.”

Baba yfi9 kol youm 5 ta sbe7.

.بابا يفيق كل يوم 5 تاصباح

“My Dad still reads the newspaper.”

Baba mazel ya9ra eljarida.

.بابا مزال يقرى الجريدة

“My Dad is retired.”

Baba mt9a3ed.

.بابا متقاعد


Related words in Tunisian Arabic

“Mom” (Mother) in Tunisian Arabic

“Brother”, “Brothers” in Tunisian Arabic

In other Mediterranean languages and dialects

“Dad” in Lebanese Arabic

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