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"صَحيفة اَلْمُهَنْدِس"

Translation:the engineer's newspaper

October 6, 2019

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

Why can't I hear the "اَل" in اَلمُهَنْدِس?


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This is called Hamzat-Wassl - which acts somehow like a schwa. The sound of this Alif is "swallowed" or eclipsed if I can say so, by the preceding vowel from the previous word. Thus you hear something like Saheefatu-l-muhandis.

I've made 3 parts post about Hamza in words in the main forum if you like to check it out there.


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

it must be a glitch, try listening again.


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the newspaper of the engineer

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