"شَيْء جَديد"

Translation:a new thing

June 30, 2019

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

Could this be translated as "something new" also? The drop-down hints list "something" as a possibility for شيء also.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Origin5world5_

Yes, that's possible as well


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/HALIMATU6

Something new should be allowed too


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

This is the seventh time I had the word شَيء this lesson but the first time that it was highlighted as a new word. Isn't the word supposed to be highlighted the first time we see it?


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

Since this doesn't have ال in front, it can't be definite.... Right?


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

Yep. It's indefinite


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

...might describe their really bad day


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Majica30

How is backwards 2 at the end fit in the theory? Is that like its own letter?


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

Kinda of - it's there for you to stop the sound with your throat instead of "joining" the words. Probably more noticeable when we get to an advanced level

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