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Lesson 21 - اَلدَّرْسُ الْحَادِي وَالْعِشْرُون

The Un-Nunated Nouns - اَلأَسْمَاءُ غَيْرُ الْمُنَوَّنَةِ

  • In this lesson, we will learn about the words which do not have Tanwīn .i.e., the double vowel sign on the last letter, In-Shā’-Allâh.
  • In Arabic language most of the nouns and adjectives have Tanwīn. However there are certain cases when the Tanwīn is omitted, these include:
  • Let’s review some examples to revise these rules:



Reason for un-nunation (removal of Tanwīn)

Arabic lesson image

The big book

'Book' is annexed with the definite article

اَلْكِتَابُ الْكَبِيرُ lesson image

The book of Arabic Language

Possessive Expression

كِتَابُ اللُّغَةِ الْعَرَبِيَّةِ lesson image

The husband is in the field

Annexed to the definite article

فِي الْمَزْرَعَةِ زَوْجٌ. lesson image

Oh Waheed where did you go?

Preceded by Vocative Article

يَا وَحِيدُ أَيْنَ ذَهَبْتَ؟ lesson image

He is the Dean of the University

Possessive Expression

هُوَ عَمِيدُ الْجَامِعَةِ. lesson image

Oh girls, where is the food?

Preceded by Vocative Article

يَا بَنَاتُ، أَيْنَ الطََّعَامُ؟