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"This bed is broken."

Translation:هٰذا ٱلْسَّرير مَكْسور.

January 15, 2020

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This is a definite bed. In English, there is normally only one determiner. A pronoun like "this" is a determiner, so it "eats" the definite article, which is another determiner. In Arabic this doesn't happen, you have both هٰذا and ال.

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