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"مَدينة عَرَبِيّة"

Translation:an Arab city

July 22, 2019



Why is it that some nouns use their case endings with adjectives while others, like this, do not?

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It is used here. However, if you mean the -tun (or the nuncation on Ta Marbuta at the end of مدينة), this is actually a malfunctioning in the text-to-speech machine that Duolingo is using here. The phrase above should be: Madínatun 3arabiyyatun, OR Madínatun 3arabiyyah (the vowel on the last letter in the last word in the sentence can be dropped since the sentence is over and nothing is expected after it).

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