Negation tools

Negation tools

 

 

مو

 

/moo/

 

Not

 

Is a negation tool for nouns and adjectives

 

 

 


 

 

Examples:

 

أَنا مو

 

/ʼanaa moo/

 

I am not

 

نِحْنا مو

 

/niHnaa moo/

 

We are not

 

 

 


 

 

Examples:

 

إِنْتِه مو

 

/ʼintih moo/

 

You are not (Masculine)

 

إِنْتِ مو

 

/ʼinti moo/

 

You are not (Feminine)

 

 

 


 

Examples:

 

هُوِّ مو

 

/huwwih moo/

 

He is not

 

هِيِّ مو

 

/hiyyih moo/

 

She is not

 

 

 


 

 

Examples:

 

إِنْتوا مو

 

/ʼintoo moo/

 

You are not (Plural)

 

هِنِّ مو

 

/hinnih moo/

 

They are not

 

 

 


 

 

Example:

 

هِيِّ مو فَرَح

 

/hiyyih moo faraH/

 

Means

 

She is not Farah

 

 

 


 

 

ما بِكَفي

 

/maa bikafee/

 

Means

 

Not enough

 

 

 


 

 

ما

 

/maa/

 

Is used to express an action that did not happen in the past.

 

As in

 

ما رِحِتْ عَالسُّوق

 

/maa riHit ʻassooʼ/

 

I did not go to the market

 

 

 


 

 

Examples:

 

ما فَطِرِتْ

 

/maa faTirit/

 

I did not have breakfast

 

ما شِفِتْ رفيقي

 

/maa shifit rfeeʼee/

 

I did not meet my friend

 

 

 


 

 

ما

 

/maa/

 

Is a negation tool for present tense for habits and dislikes

 

ما بِشْرَبْ قَهْوِة

 

/maa bishrab ʼahweh/

 

I do not drink coffee

 

 

 


 

 

Examples:

 

ما بِلْعَبْ رِياضَة

 

/maa bilʻab riyaadhah/

 

I do not work out

 

ما بِحْكي عَرَبي

 

/maa biHkee ʻarabee/

 

I do not speak Arabic

 

 

 


 

 

ما رَحْ

 

/maa raH/

 

Is a negation tool for future tense

 

 

 


 

 

Examples:

 

ما رَحْ نروحْ

 

/maa raH nrooH/

 

We will not go

 

ما رَحْ إِلْعَبْ

 

/maa raH ʼilʻab/

 

I will not work out

 

 

 


 

 

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