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LEARN ARABIC WITH JAWAD - SECOND SERIES - ((KAANA)) IN THE SIMPLE PAST

the verb ((kaana)) in the simple past :

((kaana)) means ((he was))

I / We

kon-to --- ((I was))

kon-naa --- (( We were))

You

kon-ta --- ((You were, sing. masc.))

kon-ti --- ((You were, sing. fem.))

kon-tomaa --- ((You were, plu. two persons))

kon-tom --- ((You were, plu. masc. more than two))

kon-tonna --- (( You were, plu. fem. more than two))

He / She / It / They

kaan-a --- ((He was))

kaan-at --- ((She was))

kaan-aa --- (( They were, plu. masc. two persons))

kaan-ataa --- ((They were, plu. fem. two persons))

kaan-oo --- ((They were, plu. masc. more than two))

kon-na --- ((They were, plu. fem. more than two))

attention :

kon-naa (long vowel) = We were

kon-na (breve vowel) = They were

kaan-a (beve vowel) = He was

kaan-aa (long vowel = They were

July 24, 2019

4 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/toggitang4

Thank you! Here's a Lingot. I find these Guides useful!

July 24, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/sara941753

me too. شکرا جزیلا!


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

Thanks for the info. Is this as per MSA or a particular dialect? Thanks again.

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