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Lesson 52 – الدَّرْسُ الثَّاني وَالْخَمْسُونَ

The manqūŝ Noun  الاسـم المَنْقُوص

Introduction - مُقَدِّمَةٌ

  • The declinable noun (اسْم مُعْرب) ending with the long (ي) "yā’" /-ī/ preceded by a short kasrah is called (اسم منقوص) manqūŝ noun. That is, it is a noun ending with a long yā’ /-ī/ preceded by a short kasrah, such as ساعِي /sāξī/, قاضِي /qâđī/, غَالِي /ghâlī/, etc. The manqūŝ noun may be singular or plural. Here are some examples of the manqūŝ noun:


manqūŝ noun


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The one who calls for good is like the one who does it

الدَّاعِي إلى الخَيْرِ كَفاعِلِهِ lesson image


People like a fair judge

القاضِي العَادِلُ يُحِبُّه النَّاسُ lesson image


The Prophet (p.b.u.h.) said: "Everyone of you is a guardian, and responsible for what is in his custody"

"كُلُّكُم رَاعٍ وَكُلُّكُم مَسْئولٌ عَنْ رَعِيَّتِهِ" lesson image


How long are the nights of oppression and haughtiness!!

ما أَطْوَلَ لَيَالِيَ الظُّلْمِ والاِسْتِكْبار lesson image


The greatest wishes of man are to enter Paradise

أكْبَرُ أَماني الإنْسانِ دُخُولُ الجَنَّة lesson image


This is a very tall house

هَذا بَيْتٌ عَالٍ جِداًّ lesson image


An expensive garment is better than a cheap one

الثَّوْبُ الغَالِي أَجْوَدُ مِنَ الثَّوْبِ الرَّخِيصِ lesson image


I play football in the sports club

أَلْعَبُ كُرَةَ القَدَمِ في النَّادِي lesson image


The city's sports clubs are bigger than that of the village

نَوَادِي المَدِينَةِ أَكْبَرُ مِن نَّوَادِي القريةِ

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