“Some” in Tunisian Arabic

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

Chwaya

Using the Arabic script, it is written as:

شوية

Listen to this word pronounced (audio)


 

Examples in sentences or statements

 
Can I have some onions on the sandwich?

T7otli chwaya bsal fel kaskrourt?

تحطلي شوية بصل في الكسكروت؟

 
Can I have some table olives with the meal?

Ta3tini chwaya zitoun m3a l mekla?

تعطيني شوية زيتون مع الماكلة؟

 
Can I have some olive oil with the meal?

Ta3tini chwaya zit zitouna m3a l mekla?

تعطيني شوية زيت زيتونة مع الماكلة؟

 
I’m going to go buy some oranges.

Ena bch nemchi nechri chwaya borgden.

.أنا باش نشري شوية برقدان

 
Here are some oranges.

Ahou chwaya borgden.

.أهو شوية برقدان

 

This word in other Arabic dialects

“Some” in Lebanese Arabic
 

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