Arabic, Tunisian SpokenPrint
9,000,000 in Tunisia (1995). Population total all countries: 9,406,900.
3 (Wider communication). De facto national working language.
North-Western Tunisian, Sahil, Sfax, South-Eastern Tunisian, South-Western Tunisian, Tunis. Reportedly similar to Eastern Algerian Arabic [arq], but clearly distinct. Tunis dialect used in media and language textbooks for foreigners. Southern dialects structurally similar to those in Libya. A member of macrolanguage Arabic [ara].
Arabic script [Arab].