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"جَدَّتي في بَيْتي."

Translation:My grandmother is in my house.

July 5, 2019

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

why is "house" without the article "el"? i used to see it often "في البيتي"


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

it is either 'the house' or 'my house' في البيتي is incorrect

(literally translates to 'in the my house')


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

both work أنا قي البيت has a general implication that the house is yours. Unless a specific context, like say you are interior decorator who are due to visit someone's house and he calls you on the phone to see whether you found the place.


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

So can we say "أنا في البيت" if the house we live in doesn't belong to us? Or in general we should prefer the "أنا في بيتي" for any houses we live in?

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