“Garlic” in Tunisian Arabic

In Tunisian Arabic, “Garlic” (the noun, as in the vegetable often used for cooking) is written using the Latin script as:


Using the Arabic script, it is written as:


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Examples in sentences or statements

“Garlic makes many meals tastier.”

Thoum ykhali barcha meklet aban.

.ثوم يخلي برشا مكلات أبن

Here is some garlic.”

Haw chwaya thoum.

.هو شويه ثوم

Can you please wash the garlic?”

Tnajem ta8sel el thoum 3aychek?

تنجم تغسل الثوم عيشك؟

“Garlic grows in the ground.”

Thoum yenbet fel 9a3a.

.ثوم ينبت في القاع

“Garlic is a root vegetable.”

El thoum 5othra bel 3rou9.

.الثوم خضره تنبت بلعروق


Related words in Tunisian Arabic

“Vegetable”, “Vegetables” in Tunisian Arabic

In other Mediterranean languages and dialects

“Garlic” in Lebanese Arabic

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