“First” (1st) in Tunisian Arabic

In Tunisian Arabic, “First” (1st) is written using the Latin script as:

Ouel (Awel)

Using the Arabic script, it is written as:


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Examples in sentences or statements

I live on the first floor.

Ena n3ich fi ouel ta9.

.انا نعيش في أول طاق

It’s February 1st today.

Lyouma we7ed fivri.

.اليوم واحد فيفري

I arrive on June 1st.

Ena noussel we7ed juin.

.انا نوصل واحد جوان

This is my first time here.

Hethi ouel mara lili houni.

.هذي أول مرة ليلي هوني

Let’s sit in the first row.

Aya no93edou fi ouel safa.

.أيا نقعدو في أول صفا


Related words & terms in Tunisian Arabic

“One” (1) in Tunisian Arabic

“First floor” in Tunisian Arabic

“Second” (2nd) in Tunisian Arabic

In other Mediterranean languages and dialects

“First” (1st) in Lebanese Arabic

“First” (1st) in Turkish

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