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The expression “There is” in Arabic Posted by on Dec 6, 2009

The expressions ‘there is’ and ‘there are’ are expressed in two ways in Arabic. The first one is using (هُناكَ) which literally means ‘there’. This expression is used in a nominal sentence with a fronted predicate, and the subject of the sentence is usually indefinite, e.g. هُناكَرَجُلٌ في الشارِع. “There is a man in the…

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