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"جَدَّتي"

Translation:my grandmother

September 8, 2019

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

Isn't grandmother just خدة ? Where does the ت come from?

September 8, 2019

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

Grandmother is جدة (jadda), my grandmother is جدتي (jaddati) Same example: Wife is زوجة (zawja), my wife is زوجتي (zawjati)

The silent ة (t) mostly exists in grammatically feminine words and it changes to a normal ت when you put ي (i) after it, in this case to indicate that the grandmother/wife is my grandmother/wife


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