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"كَلْبي فَرَنْسِيّ."

Translation:My dog is French.

July 4, 2019

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Splatblob172

Why couldn't this be "my French dog", or is something required to dl that?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Melan_18

I'm sorry I can't explain this well, but I'll try my best. So I guess you would need 'al' to make it 'my French dog'. Here they're saying 'kalbii faransii' as a statement. They're telling you what kind of dog they have. If you answered the question "What kind of dog do you have?" in English, you'd say, "I have a German Shepard" you're stating it, not answering,"My German Sheperd." The words literally translate to kalbii-my dog faransii-(is) French (adj). If you wanted to say 'my French dog' it would be kalbii alfaransii. Kalbii-my dog alfaransii-the French. You're literally saying 'my dog the French' but what it means is 'my French dog'. Sorry if this doesn't make sense or is hard to understand.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Splatblob172

That makes sense now thanks


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

Mate that makes lot of sense. Thank you for you kind explanation. That helps a lot. :)


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/IamKarl2020

Thank you very much ❤️


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Rashad-H

"My French dog" كلبي الفرنسي "My dog is French" كلبي فرنسي


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

So it's a poodle


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

... and my tailor is rich!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Maria650215

Mythical. Followed by "the cat is under the table".


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

merci pour les details.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/MikeStoltz1

Why not "My French dog....." My dog is French doesn't make much sense to me... I would only possibly say this if I somehow purchased my dog from France.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ibrahimg42

If you want to say "my French dog" you should say "كلبي الفرنسي"


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/FaraazAhma4

How would you say "my french dog"


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Melan_18

كلبي الفرنسي


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

Wait what?? (⊙_⊙)


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/MusaSaeed4

My dog has visited more places than I did Ughhhhh!

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