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"This is an old French table."

Translation:هٰذِهِ طاوِلة فَرَنْسِيّة قَديمة.

October 22, 2019

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Yashanna1

I selected the correct words from the options below, and was marked for a typo??


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

Is it a typo or not? The translation on this page indicates that it is not.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/pedro581714

My keyboard does not have dagger alif?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Meow.Man.Aiman

The option is available on the fullstop similar to how you can select exclamation marks in English. Type ه then press and hold . there just select the dagger alif like this ٰ and it'll pop on top of the letter like this هٰ. There are other options all of which can be applied on whatever letter you need. Hope this helps.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Tinh1000000

The dagger alif is absent in most Arabic keyboard layouts. You should be able to get by without typing in the diacritic—if it is being marked as a typo or an invalid response, report it to the course contributors.

Even most people omit writing the dagger alif in formal texts—the exception to this is for classical literary texts like the Quran.


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

I can't find a shortcut either But on a computer, you can use unicode 0670 to get the little dagger هٰ


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Meow.Man.Aiman

This was based on Google keyboard on Android.

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