"هٰذِهِ الْموزة"

Translation:this banana

August 12, 2019

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

Wouldn't "This is a banana" work also?

August 12, 2019

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

no, this is a banana would be: هٰذِهِ موزة, without the ال

August 12, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ahmad.1986

What should I say for' this water is cold'? This is cold water =هذا ماء بارد This water is cold =هذا الماء بارد Correct?

August 12, 2019

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

I think you are right (but I am just learning here too)

August 13, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ahmad.1986

Thanks dear

August 13, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Bonjour689181

This is THE banana. I thought the AL made the THE. :)

August 21, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/tsuj1g1r1

In Arabic, we say "this the" to say "this." So "this the banana" just means "this banana." To say "This is the banana," this sentence could work depending on the context, but normally we'd say: هذه هي الموزة.

September 6, 2019
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