"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

September 7, 2019

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

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)

September 7, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Elke405873

Thanks.

September 8, 2019

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

And what's the difference between بناية and مبنى?

September 20, 2019

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

They can be used interchangeably

September 20, 2019
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