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Arabic Demonstrative Pronouns Posted by on Oct 17, 2018

Generally, demonstrative pronouns are words like ‘this’ and ‘that’. In Arabic, they are called ‘demonstrative nouns’ أَسْمَاءُ الإشَارَة. A demonstrative noun by itself is an ambiguous word until defined by a subsequent word. As regards gender, a demonstrative pronoun is either masculine or feminine. As for number, it is either singular, dual, or plural. As…

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Definite Demonstrative Nouns in Arabic Posted by on Mar 23, 2011

A new type of Arabic definite nouns to look at is the Demonstrative Nouns. These Nouns are definite by themselves because they Refer to a definite person, thing or place. They are referring words. In English, these are called Demonstrative Adjectives or Adverbs of Place but in Arabic, they are Nouns. Arabic has three numbers…

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