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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:

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Translation

Reason for un-nunation (removal of Tanwīn)

Arabic

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The big book

'Book' is annexed with the definite article

اَلْكِتَابُ الْكَبِيرُ

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The book of Arabic Language

Possessive Expression

كِتَابُ اللُّغَةِ الْعَرَبِيَّةِ

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The husband is in the field

Annexed to the definite article

فِي الْمَزْرَعَةِ زَوْجٌ.

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Oh Waheed where did you go?

Preceded by Vocative Article

يَا وَحِيدُ أَيْنَ ذَهَبْتَ؟

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He is the Dean of the University

Possessive Expression

هُوَ عَمِيدُ الْجَامِعَةِ.

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Oh girls, where is the food?

Preceded by Vocative Article

يَا بَنَاتُ، أَيْنَ الطََّعَامُ؟