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"I live in the suburbs of Cairo in Egypt."

Translation:أَسْكُن في ضَواحي ٱلْقاهِرة في مِصْر.

July 25, 2019

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

Why no al-? (I think I get it, but I'm unsure.)


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Djibril487949

It's a genitive construction : "the suburbs of Cairo" — so just as with "the engineer's cat," the subject doesn't take ال but the "possessor" (or in this case the larger-defining-entity) does.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/shakir.mol

Is suburbs so important of a word to learn at this stage

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