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"عِنْد جورْج بَيْت جَميل."

Translation:George has a pretty house.

November 16, 2019

6 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Arthy33812

Aren't the words pretty and beautiful similar??


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/benton.1

They are similar but different. "Pretty" is attractive but to a lesser attractiveness than "beautiful". My Webster's dictionary says that "pretty" is "pleasing; attractive: implying daintiness, delicacy, or gracefulness rather than striking beauty".


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

I would think so! I was counted wrong for chosing beautiful.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/benton.1

My small Arabic dictionary gives جميل/جميلة as the translation of both pretty and beautiful, but in English, they are different.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Karim502588

I hate it because it should say george has a pretty house, george aind, you get me?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/benton.1

A native speaker on another thread said both ways are correct.

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