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"the engineer's cat"

Translation:قِطّة اَلْمُهَنْدِس

August 11, 2019

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

in spoken Arabic the word "Bissa" is also used for cat. should be accepted?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/TJ_Q8
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Bissa is just dialectical and we as regular Arabic users here trying to push people to use proper MSA instead of a dialect (which Duolingo is making a spin with).

another word that might be acceptable as a proper Arabic, for cat, would be Hirrah هِرّة


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

what dialect is bissah from?


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Mainly in the Levant area (Şam). It is sometimes said as (bissah) and sometimes as (bazza) or (bizza). In Iraq it is (Bazzoon).

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