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"هَل اِسْمَك بوب؟"

Translation:Is your name Bob?

September 15, 2019

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Raggie6

No ya? Ya Bob. What happened? But I'm happy about the change!

September 15, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/AmineHadji1

/ya bob/ ~ يا بوب is a vocative; it's used when addressing someone. Here, you don't address Bob, you ask if someone's name is Bob. You can say for instance "Is your name Bob, man?" = "هَل اِسْمَك بوب، يا رَجُل؟" ~ /hal is.mak bob ya ra.jul/, to signify that you address a man

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