“Money” in Tunisian Arabic

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

Flous (Flouss)

Using the Arabic script, it is written as:


(Editor’s note: To learn more about this topic, read the IBL articles, Understanding Tunisian Money in Tunisian Arabic and Buying stuff in Tunisian)

Listen to this word pronounced (audio)


Examples in sentences or statements

Did you bring money?

Jebt flous?

جبت فلوس؟

I brought money.

Jebt flous.

جبت فلوس؟

I’ll pull out some money.”

Bech nejbed chwaya flous.

.باش نجبد فلوس

Money or card?

Flous wala carta?

فلوس ولّا كارطة؟

I’ll pay with money.

Taw n5allas bel flous.

.تو نخلّص بالفلوس


Related words & phrases in Tunisian Arabic

“Change” (money) in Tunisian Arabic

“Keep the change” in Tunisian Arabic

In other Mediterranean languages and dialects

“Money” in Lebanese Arabic

“Money” in Turkish

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