"Seth does not have a skirt."

Translation:لَيْسَ عِنْد سيث تَنّورة.

June 29, 2019

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Ghaith24

It's wrong, I am a native speaker, it should be " سام ليس عنده" عنده is correct عند is wrong

If you use عند in this case then the sentence does not make sense


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

There are two correct answers here. ليس عند سيث تنورة is correct

سيث ليس عندهُ تنورة is also correct but not an option here

سيث ليس عند تنورة is incorrect in real life but considered correc here


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Jason331104

That makes no sense! That is not how Arabic grammar works!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/mahshid.t

Hi, thanks for your useful comment, so you're saying that عنده will be used if we sayسیث at the beginning of the sentence?


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

Thanks for this note. According to Matthew Aldrich (Arabic vs Arabic: A Dialect Sampler, 92), only MSA uses لَيْسَ to negate in this case, that many of the Levantine dialects (such as Palestinian, Jordanian) use ما and عنده. Here is a website I found that discusses this in part and reiterates your point: https://thelevantongue.com/levantine-arabic/ma-mu-mesh-negation-words-levantine-arabic/


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

Seth lost his skirt? :( Or maybe sold it! :D


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/DougHender6

the typo suggestion سيث ليس عنده تنورة cannot be built from the provide word tiles.


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

yup there was something wrong here for some reason


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Yomna202186

سيث لا يملك تنورة


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

Is it tennura or teninura?


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

/tannuura/ — the pronunciation engine is garbled here.


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

Told there is a error, but the correct word is not displayed to use.


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

The choice given is only عند in the exercise sentence and once chosen a typo remark came out.


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

Well imagine my shock!


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

The typo cannot be corrected from the tiles


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

ليس عنده

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