"Your neighbor Omar is an amazing and important doctor, Rania."
Translation:جارِك عُمَر دُكْتور مُمْتاز وَمُهِمّ يا رانْيا.
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In Arabic Duolingo and some Slang/dialect, جارَك "jaarak" and جارِك "jaarik" indicates the gender of the person we're talking to. The jaarak is when the neighbor is a man and the person we talk to is a man whereas jaarik is when the neighbor is a man and the person we talk to is a woman.
In Standard Arabic, جارَكَ أو جارَكِ "jaaraka/jaaraki" is occurred in the accussative case while جارِكَ أو جارِكِ "jaarika/jaariki" is in the genitive case.
I got a downvote without any feedback by a random member while my comment is correct according to qawaaid nahwiyya. All of these downvotes are very effective way to demotivate my learning spirit. It is so painful, ... If you see my mistake, please give me your feedback!
Update: (2 months later) I got an upvote. Thanks so much who ever you are! :))
Even a person like me who speaks Urdu & not Arabic but reads Islamic Literature, can tell you that the Arabic course here is simply useless. There are not only mistakes in Arabic, now and then but English translation as well! It tells you that "You are a Jordanian" is wrong and "You are Jordanian" is right. Even putting "an" before vowel sound beginning words is called a typo! Forget about Arabic. It has no idea about kasra, rafah etc!
"You are a Jordanian" is not a sentence in English. "You are Jordanian" is a sentence. I guess that's ehy ut was marked wrong. About the Arabic, bribg a beginner i cannot say if ciyrse, byt ut sens fro native doeakers comments that indeed there are errors in this course - mainly the diatrics- but it isn't useless .