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Arabic Prepositions Posted by on Nov 11, 2016

Arabic Prepositions (حروف الجر) are an interesting and a challenging topic for learners of Arabic. When I mark students’’ essays, I notice many mistakes with prepositions. In this post, I highlight the meanings and usage of three of the Arabic prepositions; give examples and some exercises on the selected prepositions. مِنَ  (from) indicates the starting…

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Arabic Prepositions: to and on/about Posted by on Apr 15, 2010

In this post, I give some notes about the form and the use of two prepositions (إلى) and (على). The literal meaning of (إلى) is ‘to’, and it is used in expressions like (أذهب إلى عملي) ‘I go to my work’ and (إلى من يهمه الأمر) ‘to whom it may concern’, etc. It should be…

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