Arabic, Tunisian SpokenPrint
L1 users: 10,800,000 (2014 census). Total users in all countries: 11,564,600.
3 (Wider communication). De facto national working language.
Tunis, Sahil, Sfax, North-Western Tunisian, South-Western Tunisian, South-Eastern Tunisian. 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].