“Sticky” in Tunisian Arabic

In Tunisian Arabic, “Sticky” (in the singular form) is written using the Latin script as:

(m) Yetlesa9

(f) Tetlesa9

Using the Arabic script, these two words are written as:

يتلصق (m)

تتلصق (f)

In Tunisian Arabic, “Sticky” (in the plural form) is written using the Latin script as:


Using the Arabic script, it is written as:


Listen to these three words pronounced (audio)


Examples in sentences or statements

The material is sticky.

El 9mech yetlesa9.

.القماش يتلصق

Why is it so sticky?

(m) Chbih yetlesa9 barcha?

(f) Chbih yetlesa9 barcha?

شبيه يتلصق؟ (m)

شبيها تتلصق؟ (f)

This glue is sticky.

El colle hedhi tetlesa9.

.الكول هاذي تتلصق

“This glue will make it sticky.

(m) El colle hedhi taw t5alih yetlesa9.

(f) El colle hedhi taw t5aliha tetlesa9.

.الكول هاذي تو تخليه يتلصق (m)

.الكول هاذي تو تخليها تتلصق (f)

Is it sticky?

(m) Yetlesa9?

(f) Tetlesa9?

يتلصق؟ (m)

تتلصق؟ (f)


This word in other Arabic dialects

“Sticky” in Lebanese Arabic

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