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Questions Words in Arabic (2) Posted by on Apr 6, 2018

In the previous post, you mastered how to form questions in Arabic using interrogative words/particles أَدَوَات الاِسْتِفْهَام. You now can make yes-no questions and wh-questions. In this post, you will get to know how to form a negative yes-no question, using negative particles along with interrogative particles. Also, you will pick up how prepositions are…

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Question Words in Arabic [Standard vs Dialects] Posted by on Jul 6, 2017

Arabic question words may vary in form from dialect to dialect. They also vary in their position in the sentence. Following is a list of questions words in Modern Standard Arabic, Egyptian dialect, Levantine dialect, and Yemeni dialect. MSA Examples: مَا اِسْمُك؟            maa ismuk?                 ‘what is your name? مَاذَا تَفْعَل؟           mathaa tafعal…

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