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"اَلْسّودان بَلَد قَديم."

Translation:Sudan is an old country.

January 4, 2020

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Why does it sounds like "as-sudaan" and not like "al-susaan"?


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That's because the s is a sunny or solar letter. For those the L in AL is not pronounced and the first character of the word (without al) becomes doubled.
See The Moon And The Sun: Arabic letters and the definite article "AL" for the details.

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