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Lesson 53 – الدَّرْسُ الثَّالِثُ وَالْخَمْسُونَ

The Maqŝūr Noun  الاسـْمُ المَقْصُورُ

  • Note: there are some Maqŝūr nouns written with a long alif ى (called alif maqŝūrah), which is similar to the long yā' ي but some others are written with a long alif ا (both are the same in pronunciation). Study the following examples:




Maqŝūr nouns lesson image

Mohamed is a strong boy

مُحَمَّدٌ فَتَىً قَوِيٌّ


/fatā/ lesson image

Allah created everything from a male and a female

خَلَقَ اللَّهُ كُلَّ شَيْءِ مِنْ زَوْجَيْنِ ذَكَرٍ وَأُنْثَى


/unthā/ lesson image

Pregnant woman needs constant rest

الْمَرْأَةُ الحُبْلَى تَحْتَاجُ إلَى الرَّاحَةِ الْمُسْتَمِرَّةِ


/ћublā/ lesson image

This is the building of the British embassy in Pakistan

هَذَا هُوَ مَبْنَى السِّفارَةِ البِرِيطانِيَّةِ في بَاكِسْتان


/mabnā/ lesson image

The patient was admitted to the hospital

ذَهَبَ المَرِيضُ إلَى المُسْتَشْفَى


/mustashfā/ lesson image

The cow eats at the pasture

البَقَرَةُ تأكُلُ في المَرْعَى


/marξā/ lesson image

Home is the family's shelter

البَيْتُ هُوَ مَأْوَى الأُسْرَةِ


/ma'wā/ lesson image

The judge examined the lawsuit

نَظَرَ القاضِي فِي الدَعْوَى


/daξwā/ lesson image

I live in a house at the outskirts of the city

أَسْكُنُ فِي بَيْتٍ أَقْصَى المَدينَةِ


/aqŝā/ lesson image

My salary is lower than yours

رَاتِبِي أَدْنَى مِنْ رَاتِبِكَ


/adnā/ lesson image

President of the republic is the highest post in the country

وَظِيفَةُ الرَّئِيسِ هِي أَعْلَى وَظِيفَةٍ فِي الدَّوْلَةِ


/aξlā/ lesson image

Higher temperature is thirty

دَرَجَةُ الحَرَارَةِ الكُبْرَى ثَلاثُون


/kubrā/ lesson image

Lower temperature is twenty

و دَرَجَةُ الحَرَارَةِ الصُّغْرَى عِشْرُون



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