“Or” in Tunisian Arabic

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

Walla

Using the Arabic script, it is written as:

ولا

Listen to this word pronounced (audio)


 

Examples in sentences or statements

 

One or two scoops?

M8arfa walla thnin?

مغرفة و إلا ثنين؟

 

Do you want a medium- or large-sized pizza?

T7eb pizza metwasta walla kbira?

تحب بيتزا متوسطة ولا كبيرة؟

 

Do you want coffee or tea?

T7eb 9ahwa walla tei?

تحب قهوة و إلا تاي؟

 

Sugar or no sugar?

B soker walla blech?

بالسكر و إلا بلاش سكر؟

 

Should I turn left or right?

Ndour ysar walla ymin?

ندور يسار و إلا يمين؟

This word in other Arabic dialects

“Or” in Lebanese Arabic

 

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