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Lesson 13 - الدَّرْسُ الثَّالِثَ عَشَرَ


  • In order to convert a singular feminine noun or adjective to plural the following steps should be taken: The last letter ة of the feminine word is replaced with ات

صَغِيرَةٌ ====== صَغِيرَاتٌ

Small things (feminine) ========== A small thing (feminine)

مَعَ مُدَرِّسَةٍ ====== مَعَ مُدَرِّسَاتٍ

With female teachers ========== With a female teacher

الْمُهَنْدِسَةُ ====== الْمُهَنْدِسَاتُ

The female engineers ========== The female engineer

  • Let’s take some examples to understand this rule:



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A female instructor is in the house

فِي الْبَيْتِ مُعَلِّمَةٌ. lesson image

Female instructors are in the house

فِي الْبَيْتِ مُعَلِّمَاتٌ. lesson image

This female student is hard working

هَذِهِ الطَّالِبَةُ مُجْتَهِدَةٌ. lesson image

These female students are hard working

هَؤُلاءِ الطَّالِبَاتُ مُجْتَهِدَاتٌ. lesson image

I went with a female engineer

ذَهَبْتُ مَعَ مُهَنْدِسَةٍ. lesson image

I went with female engineers

ذَهَبْتُ مَعَ مُهَنْدِسَاتٍ. lesson image

Khalida visited a female scholar

زَارَتْ خَالِدَةُ عَالِمَةً. lesson image

Khalida visited female scholars

زَارَتْ خَالِدَةُ عَالِمَاتٍ.

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