“Milk” in Tunisian Arabic

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

Hlib (7lib)

Using the Arabic script, it is written as:


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Examples in sentences or statements

“This milk expires soon.”

El 7lib 9rib youfa wa9tou.

.الحليب قريب يوفى وقتو

I’m going to go buy some milk.”

Bech nemchi nechri chwaya hlib.

.باش نمشي نشري شويه حليب


What type of milk do you want?”

Chnouwa naw3iyet lahlib li thebha?

شنوه نوعية الحليب لي تحبها؟

Do you want some milk?”

Theb chwaya hlib?

تحب شوية حليب؟


“Yes, I’d like some white milk. Thank you.”

Ey, nheb chwaya hlib abyeth. Chokran.

.اي، نحب شويه حليب ابيض. شكرا


Related terms in Tunisian Arabic

“Orange juice” in Tunisian Arabic

In other Mediterranean languages and dialects

“Milk” in Lebanese Arabic

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