"a city"

Translation:مَدينة

August 18, 2019

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/mc0re

There is a city in Saudi Arabia called Medina, is it spelled in the same way?


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That one would usually be called المدينة (al-madínah) and even this name is a short form. The actual name is المدينة المنورة (al-madínah al-munawwarah) - the enlightened city.

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