"Is your name Omar?"

Translation:هَل اِسْمَك عُمَر؟

September 3, 2019

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

Hal anta omar? Is this acceptable too?

September 3, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/TJ_Q8

Not exactly.

When I say هل أنت عمر (hal anta 3umar), I would be asking about his person himself, and not his name. I think similarly in English: Is your name Jack? and Are you Jack? - I think the two do not match in meaning.

September 3, 2019
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