“Grass” in Tunisian Arabic

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

(m) 7chich

Using the Arabic script, it is written as:

حشيش (m)

(Editor’s note: In Tunisian Arabic, another common word that is cognate with Grass is Gazon / ڨازون, which is based on French.)

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Examples in sentences or statements

“Do you want to lie down on the grass?”

T7eb tetaka 3al 7chich?

تحب تتك عل حشيش؟

“Let’s lie down on the grass.”

5alina netakew 3al 7chich.

.خلينا نتكو عل حشيش

“Is there any grass in the backyard at the unit?”

Fama 7chich fel cours mta3 dar?

فما حشيش كور متع الدار؟

“There is a lot of grass in this city.”

Fama barcha 7chich fel bled hethi.

.فما برشة حشيش فالبلد هذي

“This park has a lot of grass!”

El park hetha fih barcha 7chich!

 !البارك هذا فيه برشة حشيش


Others words in Tunisian Arabic

“Sand” in Tunisian Arabic

“Outside” in Tunisian Arabic

In other Mediterranean languages and dialects

“Grass” in Lebanese Arabic

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