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"بِناية غَريبة"

Translation:a weird building

September 7, 2019

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/yab401

hello, what is the difference between بِناية and بَيْت ? is the first (binaya) a building and the last (beit) a house? thanks


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/TJ_Q8
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Yes. Bináyah is building, and Bayt is house or home.

In old or classical Arabic, Bayt also meant a room in the house (and a house was called Dár دار)


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/MikeStoltz1

TJ_Q8 is this your native language?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Ignacio967724

And what's the difference between بناية and مبنى?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/TJ_Q8
  • 1423

They can be used interchangeably


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

The first time I had the word بناية it wasn't highlighted as new. Same thing with another word in this lesson.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Sheikha174696

Yes same for me as well, some words here weren't highlighted as new

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