“Olive”, “Olives” in Tunisian Arabic

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

Zitoun

In Tunisian Arabic, using the Arabic script, Zitoun (Olive) is written as:

زيتون

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

Zitounet

In Tunisian Arabic, using the Arabic script, Zitounet (Olives) is written as:

زيتونات

Listen to these two words pronounced (audio)

 

Examples in sentences or statements

“An olive is a fruit that comes from an olive tree.”

El zitouna heya 8ala tji men chojra mta3 zitoun.

.الزيتون هي غلا تجي مل شجرة متع الزيتون

 

“These are good tasting table olives.”

Zitounet hethom bnen barcha.

.زيتونات هذم بنان برشى

 

Can I have some table olives, please?

Tnajem ta3tini chwaya zitoun, 3aychek?

تنجم تعتني شوية زيتون، عيشك؟

 

What country are these olives from?

Men ana bled zitounet hethom?

من أنا بلد الزيتونات هاذم؟

 

“What variety are these olives?”

Men ana naw3 el zitounet hethom?

من أنا نوع الزيتونات هاذم؟

 

This word in other Arabic dialects

“Olive”, “Olives” In Lebanese Arabic

 

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