Tunisian Arabic language

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Tunisian Arabic
Afro-Asiatic
  • Tunisian Arabic
Language codes
ISO 639-3

Tunisian Arabic, or simply Tunisian, is a set of dialects of Maghrebi Arabic spoken in Tunisia. It is known among its over 11 million speakers Tounsi ,[1] "Tunisian"[2] or Derja "everyday language" to distinguish it from Modern Standard Arabic, the official language of Tunisia.

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  1. Gibson, M. (2009). Tunis Arabic. Encyclopedia of Arabic Language and Linguistics, 4, 563–71.
  2. Sayahi, Lotfi (24 April 2014). Diglossia and Language Contact: Language Variation and Change in North Africa. Cambridge University Press. ISBN 978-1-139-86707-8.

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