1. Forum
  2. >
  3. Topic: Arabic
  4. >
  5. "صَحيفة اَلْأُسْتاذ زَرْقاء."

"صَحيفة اَلْأُسْتاذ زَرْقاء."

Translation:The professor's newspaper is blue.

July 18, 2019


Sorted by top post


Really? Ha! Sad newspaper.

July 18, 2019


I wrote a similar comment elsewhere. "The newspaper of the professor is blue." is a better translation because it is not using the possessive form. Let us ask the question, What is blue? The newspaper is blue. Whose newspaper? Professor's. So? The newspaper of the professor is blue. Please have some English speaking personnel check alternative answers as well.

August 8, 2019


While that is grammatically correct, it is not a commonly used form in English, and sounds very awkward to a native speaker.

September 5, 2019
Learn Arabic in just 5 minutes a day. For free.