“Up” in Tunisian Arabic

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


Using the Arabic script, it is written as:


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Examples in sentences or statements

It’s up there.

(masculine-based object) Awka 8ad lfou9.

(feminine-based object) Awki 8ad lfou9.

.أوكا هاد الفوق (masculine-based object)

.أوكي غاد الفوق (feminine-based object)

Look up!

O8zor lfou9!

!أغزر الفوق

The plane is going up.

El tayra tal3a lfou9.

.الطيارة طالعة الفوق

I’ll be up in a moment.

La7dha w nkoun lfou9.

لحظة ونكون

We’re walking up the hill.

A7na mechin fou9 el jbal.

.أحنا ماشين فوق الجبل


In other Mediterranean languages and dialects

“Up” in Lebanese Arabic

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