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"an amazing jacket"

Translation:جاكيت مُمتاز

July 4, 2019

69 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/AnthonyJones9595

Larger font please. Is difficult for visually impaired to see


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

yes please! it's difficult for me to read and I'm not visually impaired


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/kaet
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It's a workaround, but I increased the magnification of the whole page until the biggest where I had the whole question in one screen. Chrome has actually remembered to increase the Duolingo lesson pages sizes, but not other webpages.


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

How are we supposed to know vocab??? That was never taught whatsoever. Is this supposed to be trial and error?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/kaet
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You mouse over any underlined word and it will tell you the definition. The first time they appear they're highlighted in orange.


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

Hage you continued? Im completely lost. Wondering if there is light at the end of the chapter


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/yedidya.tsuriel

Did you mean: "Have you continued? I'm completely..."?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/mohammadad41305

I am facing the same challenge


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

How are we supposed to have the alphabet memorized this quickly + the words we were introduced to in the same lesson?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/geometry667721

Whenever the course is too fast for you, you can choose to do excercise training instead of proceeding with a new lesson. Then it will show you repetition excercises.


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

Please use large fonts.


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

Would be nice if it came with how you would spell it.


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

Is Arabic always noun + adjective?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Slayer567229

Is it? Noun first then adjective?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Away54

asleinbe, Slayer567229:

If you mean the "adjective" is نعت "na3at" (attributive adj.) such as in the phrase above, the answer is: yes, the adjective should follow the noun.


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

So this big step from alphabet to knowing the words what they mean and how they are written...haven't expect this and I'm so confused and stucked on this level for some time...help!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Slayer567229

Same I found this today. Big jump I feel like im guessing work meanings!


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

Was very motivated to learn like others untill this chapter. Absolutely no idea, such a shame but i dont think i could continue. Absolutely no way tom learn by guessing


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Fakeha1

It happened same with chinese.. its already a complicated language.. then they just expect you to know stuff.. it got too tough


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Slayer567229

The alphabets and sounds are being practised, and it jumps to word meaning? There seems to be a missing link


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Away54

Slayer567229,

There is some tips in each opening lesson. Some words are explained there. But, we can see the tips only from our web browser app.


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

Is there some rules on how loan words are written? The first "a" sound in both كراج and جَاكيت sound short vowels to me, but in 'garage' it's omitted while in 'jacket' not. I'm so confused!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Away54

dreifius,

The ruling for loan words depends on how Arabs speak, ie. their tongues. For example, Arabs can't spell "P" well, they find it too difficult so they use "B". This ruling is also implied in short or long sounds.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/CHUMiami87

Why are ppl complaining about learning new words?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/BillCowall1

there are 28 letters in arabic. of those 28, several have up to 4 different versions. people are complaining because we haven't even learned more than 2 versions of only 10 of those letters. People are complaining because they taught us "a, g, l, and x" and expect us to know what "watermelon" means.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Rodrigo188394

They are anxious. Duo's page is perfect. Ppl should get used to it !


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/neil.shah__

Can the mark(sorry I don't know the actual term) between the م's be omitted?


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

I'm certainly not an expert, but I believe that mark (which resembles a minature "uu" sound in Arabic) is necessary for the shorter "u" sound in mumtaaz (the first vowel in the word).


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Away54

neil_05, ElizabetsyD:

About "mark", do you mean the diacritics or Harakaat, such as on مُ? Yes, we may omit it and the word will look like follows: ممتاز. In Arabic, diacritics are not a must as long as we can read the word correctly.

The complete Harakaat will be: مُمْتَازٌ.


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

Can i write "mumtaz jakeyet " rather than "jakeyet mumtaz"


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Mimi658232

No, it must be "jaakiit mumtaaz".


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/IgnacioLpe9

Suddenly it became too difficult, it's almost trial an error!! No motivation to continue...


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

Don't give up! We will go through this together! :)


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/IZiE8owz

Where is the vocab page?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/nazrin326279

How is the sentence structure?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Away54

nazrin,

1) Substansive | Which is described | man3ut منعوت

then

2) Attributive adjective | Which describes | na3at نعت


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Duolingo_Yara202

yeh make it bigger i want to write it down in my notebook so i can remember but i have to bring my phone up into my eye


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

why is "مُمتاز جاكيت" wrong?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Away54

SovietYuki,

In Arabic, ممتاز is the attributive adj. of جاكيت, and should be put after the جاكيت, which the attributive adj. describes.

So...

جاكيتٌ ممتازٌ


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

i dont even know whos goona be the first, its the substantive or the adjective?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Away54

pietrapaz,

It is the substantive first then the adjective.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Mimi658232

Here جاكيت is pronounced as if it was written جاكَيت but in other exercises it's pronounced like جاكْيت. I suspect the right pronunciation should be the English pronunciation with an Arabic accent!
The audio robot often seems to interpret wrongly what is written (probably because the short vowels and similar diacritic signs are not written in daily life) and it's very confusing.


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

جاكيت مدهش/ رائع/مذهل


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Away54

سُتْرَةٌ رائِعَةٌ


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/yedidya.tsuriel

It says, "A cool jacket".


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/yedidya.tsuriel

It says, "Amazing / cool / amazing jacket".


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

جاکیت ممتاز is wrong. Why?


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

because the "damma" on top of the first "m" is missing, look: مُمتاز it turns the "ma" into a "mu".


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

Using an arabic keyboard on iPad, I cannot find that damma. Can you tell us where it is ? Please Amingraphy


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Away54

Amingraphy, it should be correct! You can report it. Damma over the "m", مُ, is not a must to be written.


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

Larger font please


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

From English to Arabic why is it translated to Jacket Amazing instead of Amazing Jacket??


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Away54

Jesus_ismy_Rock,

In terms of the substansive ("Jacket") and its attributive adj. ("Amazing"), Arabic works as the opposite of English.


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

Is it a noun or adjective or verb


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Away54

"jacket" جاكيت = noun, "amazing" ممتاز = adjective.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/vibs795722

Why i am using correct translation for this


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/jimin-jams

They dont tell what to place first


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/muhamed132817

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/JenniferJo368766

I thought arabic you write from right to left just like the holy books at the mosque


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Justinmuni1038

Need pronunciation. .. hard to learn this .... Ahh


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/KadroRashi2

i never learnt these words tho


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

Ne?? Neden!? Lol Fransa'dan ve ben dün gece seni görmek için alamadım çok üzgünüm ve ben çok yorgundum ve ben çok meşguldü


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/yedidya.tsuriel

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