“Tiny” in Tunisian Arabic

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

(m) S8yr

(f) S8yra

Using the Arabic script, it is written as:

صغير (m)

صغيرة (f)

Listen to these two words pronounced (audio)


Examples in sentences or statements

“Babies have tiny feet.”

El bebyet 3andhom s9in s8ar.

.الببيات عندهم سقين صغار

“A tiny bit of sugar in the coffee, please.”

Tarf sokker s8yra fel 9ahwa, y3aychek.

.طرف سكر صغيرة في القهوة، يعيشك

“That is a tiny walnut.”

Hedhy zouza s8yra.

.هذي زوزة صغيرة

“That is a tiny ring.”

Hedha 5atem s8yr.

.هذا خاتم صغير

“Those are tiny mushrooms.”

Hedhom champignons s8ar.

.هاذم شامبينيون صغار


This word in other Arabic dialects

“Tiny” in Lebanese Arabic

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