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"My neighbor Carrie is amazing."

Translation:جارَتي كَري مُمْتازة.

February 13, 2020

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

Why is it جارَتي not جارَي?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Juha165594

Because Carrie is a female neighbour. So it's "Jaara(t)" + "i" = jaarati جارة + ي = جارتي

The ta-marboota (ة) becomes a normal ta (تـ), when there is a suffix attached to it.

I we were talking about a male neighbour, it would indeed be Jaari جار + ي = جاري

جاري محمد مشهور My neighbour Mohammed is famous

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