Arabic Language Blog

Tag Archives: genitive Construction

Genitive Construction in Arabic Posted by on Oct 30, 2017

Genitive Construction (GC), known as iDHaafah إِضَافَة, is usually encountered at the early stages of learning Arabic. The main reason for this is that a genitive construction, which is a phrasal (i.e. more than one word) structure can be used as a faa‘il فَاعِل ‘subject’ or a maf‘uul مَفْعُول ‘object’ of the sentence in lieu…

Continue Reading