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"وِلاية كاليفورْنْيا مُزْدَحِمة."

Translation:The state of California is crowded.

June 29, 2019

7 Comments


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

Why is there no Al at the beginning?


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

wondering the same thing. To me this says "California state is crowded"


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Djibril487949

It's the same principle as possessive constructions: "the restaurant of Mohammed" :: "the state of California."


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

In English it would sound more natural to simply say, "California is crowded."


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

Duo teaches direct translation, though, so a lot of the English translations are going to sound a little stilted in order to teach how the sentence works in the target language.


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

Thoughout all the lessons she says: MuzbaHima while it is written MuzdaHima

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