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Translation:the neighbor

September 19, 2019



do the words for running and neighbor have a common root?


I would like to know that too


Me too. Or does the fact that the neighbour has an alif while running has a mere fatHa mean they don't?


As far as I know they don't have the same root. The Ya in "running" imply there is a Ya in the end of the root. The Alif imply a letter in the middle of the root.

جري ≠ جار

Also /jar/ in Arabic it's like /gar/ in Hebrew where the root is [gwr] and the meaning is living (in a house). Generally in the semetic languages you can find a lot of similar root that are different if you check the exact location of the consonants.....

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