"a tall and weird neighbor"

Translation:جار طَويل وَغَريب

July 1, 2019

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/JadSuccari1

Got it. Makes sense. Thxs


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

I thought طَويل is long?


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

Apparently the concept of طويل includes both a "long" object or span of time (table or day) and a long or "tall" person. Words seldom map 1-to-1 between languages.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/T-MAN9000

so how would you say "this thing is long and tall"

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