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Arabic Number-gender Agreement and More Posted by on Aug 16, 2018

As stated in the previous post, the agreement between the gender of the noun and the number that qualifies it is confusingly difficult for native speakers and learners of Arabic alike. This is especially true with cardinal numbers الأَعْدَاد الأَصْلِيَّة. With other number types, the agreement is straightforward and always requires the addition of the…

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The Verbal Sentence (Part 3) – Subject-Verb Agreement: Number Posted by on Oct 16, 2012

     Today we are going to continue our study of the Verbal Sentence الـجـمـلــة الـفـعـلـيـــة . We have already discussed the Verb in more detail and the Subject or doer of the verb. In this post we will discuss the subject-verb agreement; how the verb looks like with different subjects. To be more specific, what…

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