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"بَغْداد عاصِمة قَديمة."

Translation:Baghdad is an old capital.

August 20, 2019

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

Baghdad is the old capital, why did i get this wrong? Confused!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/AmineHadji1

Because in this sentence old capital is indefinite, so it should be "an old capital"


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/KatieC993112

I suppose if you wanted to say, "X is the old capital" (like Lagos vs Abuja), you'd put the article in front of بَعاصِمة and قَديمة?

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