Idaafa - What a definite article could do in Arabic With nouns 1 The date of birth 2 A birth date 3 History is a birth 4 History is the birth 5

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Unformatted text preview: What a definite article could do in Arabic With nouns: 1. The date of birth. 2. A birth date. 3. History is a birth. 4. History is the birth. 5. Their birth date. (The birth date of them.) 6. History is their birth. 7. The date/history of the their birth* 8. The history the their birth* With adjectives: 1. A nice history. 2. The history of the nice (one). 3. History is nice. 4. The nice history* With verbs: 1. A history that passes 2. History passes. 3. The history of the passes.* 4. History the passes.* *Items with a star are grammatically incorrect. :ءامسل¡ ع¢ 1 د£يم¤¡ خ¥رات . 2 د£ي¢ خ¥رات . 3 د£ي¢ خ¥را¦¤¡ . 4 د£يم¤¡ خ¥را¦¤¡ . 5 §هد£ي¢ خ¥رات . 6 §هد£ي¢ خ¥را¦¤¡ . 7 *§هد£يم¤¡ خ¥رات . 8 *§هد£يم¤¡ خ¥را¦¤¡ . :¨افص¤¡ ع¢ 1 ©يمج خ¥رات . 2 ©يمª¤¡ خ¥رات . 3 ©يمج خ¥را¦¤¡ ....
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This note was uploaded on 06/15/2010 for the course MES 101 taught by Professor Hanoosh during the Fall '07 term at Wellesley College.

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Idaafa - What a definite article could do in Arabic With nouns 1 The date of birth 2 A birth date 3 History is a birth 4 History is the birth 5

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