"في غُرْفة نَوْمي شُبّاك كَبير."

Translation:There is a big window in my bedroom.

July 13, 2019

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Ashraf_Hx2

In my bedroom, there is a big window.


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

That's what I said, but Duo didn't like it


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

I've written "in the kitchen there is a big window" and it is accepted! - October 4, 2020.


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

Kind of messing with my ♥️'s when Duo playing that trick with my answer


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/CYyG14

In my bedroom is big windows That's true


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

Why can't you say: 'In my bedroom is a big window'?


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

That is not the normal/standard way of saying it. It's rather poetic.


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

Surely it is a correct translation to say "In my bedroom is a big window"? Why put in the "there is", it does not seem necessary to put that in.


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

"There is..." is idiomatic English.


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

That would be a literal translation -- but not the way a native English speaker would say it.


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

Why is it "there is..." when there's no "هناك"? I answered as "a big window in my bedroom" and got it wrong at first


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Meow.Man.Aiman

According to the other Arabic experts in Duolingo like Fix and another guy (name has 4 letters and an underscore in the middle).

The term 'There' specifically does not exist in Arabic, words like هناك and في are close counterparts of 'There' or 'There is' in Arabic and comes very close to meaning 'There'. There are other words that define 'There' as well. Hope this helps, I'm also learning.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/M.J.Daniel

"In my bedroom is a big window" must be the same as "there is a big window in my bedroom"


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/CYyG14

Ye u r answer is true


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

في غُرْفَةِ نَوْمِي شُبَّاكٌ كَبِيْرٌ.

fii ghurfa(ti) naumii shubbaak(un) kabiir(un).


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

It says نَوْمَي


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

How come a big window in the bedroon get the في treatment and no هناك , while a weird noise in the kitchen doesnt get في , but gets هناك instead?


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

Should allow "In my bedroom is a big window."

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