"There is no water!"

Translation:אין מים!

June 25, 2016

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/aaronaln95

Why doesn't יש לא מים work?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/NaftaliFri1

For existence יש is positive and אין is negative. We don't negate the יש.

That sentence might translate to "there is no-water"


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/achel555

Ein ma'im ? Is that the correct way to say it?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Meturgemanator

ain as in paint space "my" then im as in 'him'


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/James376184

Moses disapproves.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Becca_RNR

So does his sister Miriam who had a portable well


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/PhoenixCodes

I understand that it doesn't, but I can't explain why. I'm curious for the עברית grammatical reason for this.

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