“Down” (the direction) in Tunisian Arabic

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

Louta

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

لوطة

Listen to this word pronounced (audio)

 

Examples in sentences or statements

“The Superintendent’s apartment is down one floor.”

El apartement mta3 el mochref 3al 3imara mawjouda louta.

لبارتومون تع المشرف تع العمارة موجودة لوطة.

 

“Squatting is an up and down movement with the body.”

El squat heya movement lazemek tahbet wtetla3 fih bbadnek.

الاسكوات هيا موفمون لازمك تهبط وتطلع فيه ببدنك.

 

“We’re travelling downstream.”

Ahna msafrin louta m3a 2etijeh majra el nahr.

احنا مسافرين لوطة مع اتجاه مجرى النهر.

 

“Look down.”

O5zor louta.

اخزر لوطة.

 

“This is the down arrow.”

El fleche hetha mechi louta.

الفلاش هذا ماشي لوطة.

 

This word in other Arabic dialects

“Down” in Lebanese Arabic

 

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