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"Is your wife an engineer, Sam?"

Translation:هَل زَوْجَتَك مُهَنْدِسة يا سام؟

September 5, 2019



What are the two letters in front of 'wife' for?


You mean هل ? It is used to indicate the sentence is a question. From the tips
in Arabic, yes/no questions begin with the word هَل (hal). هَل doesn’t have a translation in English — it just means, “hey, I’m a yes/no question!” هَل you ready for this?


In Android phones English question is overwritten by Arab text

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