“Turtle”, “Turtles” in Tunisian Arabic

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

Soula7fet

Using the Arabic script, it is written as:

سلحفاة

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

Sle7ef

Using the Arabic script, it is written as:

سلاحف

Listen to these two words pronounced (audio)


 

Examples in sentences or statements

 
“That is the first turtle I’ve seen in years.”

Hedhy awel soula7fet nchoufha men snin.

.هذي أول سلحفاة نشوفها من سنين

 
“The turtle is in its shell.”

Esoula7fet fel sadafa mte3ha.

.السلحفاة في الصدفة متاعها

 
“The turtle is going in its shell.”

Esoula7fet bech todkhol lel sadafa mte3ha.

.السلحفاة بش تدخل للصدفة متاعها

 
“Don’t touch the turtle.”

Ma tmessech esoula7fet.

.ما تمسّش السلحفاة

 
“The turtle is walking slowly.”

Esoula7fet temchy bechwaya.

.السلحفاة تمشي بالشوية

 

These words in other Arabic dialects

“Turtle”, “Turtles” in Lebanese Arabic
 

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