“Straight” (direction) in Tunisian Arabic

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


Using the Arabic script, it is written as:


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Examples in sentences or statements

“Keep driving straight.”

Kamel sou9 toul.

.كمل سوق طول

“Straight two more blocks, please.”

Toul zouz onahja okhrin, 3aychek.

طول زوز انهجا اخرين، يعيشك

“Straight through the lights and then turn right.”

Toul 9os el thaw wba3ed dour 3al imine.

طول قص الضوء مبعد دور عاليمين.

“A ruler can be used to assist in drawing a straight line.”

Tnajem testa3mel mastra bech t3awnek torsom 5at mestwi.

تنجم تستعمل مسطرة باش تعاونك ترسم خط مستوي.

“The beach is straight ahead.”

El b7ar el kodem toul.

.البحرالقدام طول

(Editorial note: In Tunisian, it is most common to reference the beach, when speaking of it as a destination, as the sea. Therefore, in the above statement, El b7ar /البحر, which means the “The sea” in English, is used.)

Related words in Tunisian Arabic

“Ahead” (direction) in Tunisian Arabic

In other Mediterranean languages and dialects

“Straight” (direction) in Egyptian Arabic

“Straight” (direction) in Lebanese Arabic

“Straight” (direction) in Turkish

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