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"يا مايْك هَل جَدَّتَك أُسْتاذة؟"

Translation:Mike, is your grandmother a professor?

November 5, 2019



Can someone explain to me why it is جدتك


The word جَدَّتك is composed of جَدَّة = grandmother and the suffix ـك which indicate possession of the 2nd pers. sing. (i.e. your). Thus, جَدَّتك = your grandmother

N.B.: There is a mistake in the exercise. It's supposed to be جَدَّتُك (pronounced /d͡ʒə.'dːæ.tʊ.ka/), since your grandmother is the subject of the sentence.


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