“Old”, “Older”, “Oldest” in Tunisian Arabic

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In Tunisian Arabic, “Oldis written using the Latin script as:

Kbir

Using the Arabic script, it is written as:

كبير

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

Akbar

Using the Arabic script, it is written as:

أكبر

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

Lekbir

Using the Arabic script, it is written as:

الكبير

Listen to these three words pronounced (audio)


 

Examples in sentences or statements

 
That is an old dog.

Heka el kalb kbir fel 3mor.

.هاكة الكلب كبير في العمر

 

“How old is this ceramic?”

9adech 3morha e ceramique hedhi?

قداش عمرها السيراميك هاذي ؟

 
This is the oldest olive tree in the orchard.

Hedhi a9dam chojret zitoun f jnen.

.هاذي أقدم شجرة زيتون في الجنان

 
How old is the olive tree?

9adech 3morha chojret e zitoun hedhi?

 قداش عمرها شجرة الزيتون هاذي ؟

 
“I am older than my friend by three days.

Ena akbar men sa7bi b 3 ayem.

.أنا أكبر من صاحبي بثلاثة أيام

 

Related words in Tunisian Arabic

“Young”, “Younger”, “Youngest” in Tunisian Arabic

These words in other Arabic dialects

“Old”, “Older”, “Oldest” in Lebanese Arabic
 

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