“Young” in Tunisian Arabic

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

(m) S8ir

(f) S8ira

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

صغير (m)

صغيرة (f)

In Tunisian Arabic, “Young” (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

Those are young chickens.

Hekom djejet s8ar.

.هاكم دجاجات صغار

It’s a young dog.

Hedha kalb s8ir.

.هذا كلب صغير

They are young.

Houma s8ar.

.هوما صغار

Young boys walk down the promenade.

Louled e s8ar yemchiw fel mamcha.

.الأولاد الصغار يمشيو في الممشى

Is your dog young?

Kalbek s8ir?

كلبك صغير؟


This word in other Arabic dialects

“Young” in Lebanese Arabic

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