“Ginger” in Tunisian Arabic

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

Zanjabil

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

زنجبيل

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Examples in sentences or statements

“Freshly cut ginger in tea-temperature water can make good-tasting tea.”

9os el zanjabil frechk fel me mta3 tey ya3melek tey bnine.

.قص الزنجبيل فرشك في الماء متع التاي يعملك تاي بنين

 

“Pickled ginger is commonly served with sushi.”

Zanjabil m5alel yetsarba m3a el sushi.

.الزنجبيل مخلل يتسربا مع السوشي

 

“Ginger grows from a plant.”

El zanjabil yenbet men nabta.

الزنجبيل ينبت من نبته

 

“I’m going to go out and buy some ginger.”

Hani bech no5roj nechri chwaya zanjabil.

.هاني بش نخرج نشري شويه زنجبيل

 

“Do you want me to cut up some ginger?”

T7ebni n9os chwaya zanjabil?

تحبني نقص شويه زنجبيل؟

This word in other Arabic dialects

“Ginger” in Lebanese Arabic

 

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