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"هُوَّ رَجُل فَرَنْسِيّ مِن باريس."

Translation:He is a French man from Paris.

July 22, 2019

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Bob599629

Duolingo needs to decide if putting "a" in the translation is right or wrong. Here,I got it wrong for leaving "a" out. On another, I'm wrong for putting "a" in.

July 22, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/TJ_Q8

it depends on the sentence in Arabic in the first place. The phrase (رجلٌ فرنسي) has no AL (i.e. not الرجل) and hence the word is indefinite. Since it is indefinite, then it must have a/an in English.

July 22, 2019
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