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"a brown hat"

Translation:قُبَّعة بُنِّيّة

March 25, 2020

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Henrik98759

Why is there a last a/ah after bonni? Why qubba bonni-ah, and not just bonni?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Away54

The "-a/ah" here is a sign of feminine form. So, as the qubba3a "hat" (the noun) is feminine, the bunniyya "brown" (the attributive adj. of qubba3a) should also be feminine. -- "brown" follows the gender of "hat". Hence, "brown" cannot be bunni.

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