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Just to Say that يلا isn't a Proper Arabic Word

I have completed the Arabic tree and I noticed that the word يلا is being used as "alright" in English. I just want to point to the fact this isn't a proper MSA word, although it's being used in a number of local dialects. I suggest to replace it with حسنًا.

June 28, 2019

3 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/ErikNilsson0

It is an important word so I think we need to learn it, it is used a looooot

June 29, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/Boujleba

The battle between MSA purism and learners who want to become comfortable with commonly spoken Arabic is on!!! I am sure that it will never end!

June 30, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/ThinkerXT

The problem is that learners have at least to know what is the proper MSA and what is not.

July 4, 2019
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