“Slightly” in Tunisian Arabic

In Tunisian Arabic, “Slightly” (the adjective) is written using the Latin script as:


Using the Arabic script, it is written as:


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Examples in sentences or statements

These two words have slightly different spellings.

El kelmtin hedhom 3andhom not9 mokhtalef chwaya.

.الكلمتين هاذم عندهم نطق مختلف شوية

I am feeling slightly nervous.

N7es fi rou7i metwater chwaya.

.نحس روحي متوتر شوية

Slightly lower your voice. Your father is sleeping.

Na9es fi soutek chwaya. Bouk re9ed.

.نقص في صوتك شوية. بوك راقد

Slightly turn down the volume of the TV. It’s late.

Na9es chwaya sout talvza. Ma5er.

.نقص شوية صوت التلفزة. مخر

The temperature is going to drop slightly in the evening.

El s5ana bech ti7 chwaya fil lil.

.السخانة باش طيح شوية في الليل


In other Mediterranean languages and dialects

“Slightly” in Turkish


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