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Kana and Sisters (Part 3) Posted by on Jan 20, 2012

Kana and Sisters (Part 3) كانَ و أخواتها      Kana and its sisters are special verbs in the Arabic Grammar. These verbs come at the  beginning of the  nominative sentence. The Mubtada of the nominative sentence becomes the noun subject (Ism) of Kana and sisters wheareas the Khabar becomes the Khabar of Kana and sisters…

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Kana and Sisters (Part 2) Posted by on Jan 18, 2012

             Now that we have learnt the verb Kana and its sisters, we should all ask: What do these verbs mean? What do they refer to? What are they used for? In today’s post, we will try to answer these Questions. We will look at these verbs in different categories according to their use…

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Kana and Sisters (1) Posted by on Jan 16, 2012

Kana and Sisters (1) كان و أخواتها The Nominal sentence consists of two parts; the subject (Mubtada) and the predicate  (Khabar). Both parts of the nominal sentence are always in the Nominative (Marfo’) Case حالة الرفع . The Nominative Case means that the noun often has a Dammah or a Damm Tanween on its ending. Today…

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