Arabic Word A Day

April 22, 2007

(أين) ayna – Arabic Word A Day

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(أين) ayna, particle

Meanings

  1. where

Examples

  1. ayna akhu_ka? Huwa fawq.
    (أين أخوك؟ هو فوق);
    Where is your brother? He’s upstairs.
  2. Ayna ‘l-kita_b? huwa ala ‘l-raff.
    (أين الكتاب؟ هو على الرف);
    Where is the book? It is on the shelf.
  3. Ayna firsha_tu asna_ni? hiya ‘inda ‘l-hanafiyyah.
    (أين فرشاة أسناني؟ هي عند الحنفية.);
    Where is my toothbrush? It is near the faucet.

Etymology/Notes

n/a

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