Negation tools

Negation tools

 

 

مو

 

/moo/

 

Is a negation tool for nouns and adjectives

 

 

 


 

Examples:

 

آني مو

 

/ʼaanee moo/

 

I am not

 

اِحْنا مو

 

/iHnaa moo/

 

We are not

 

 

 


 

Examples:

 

إِنْتَه مو

 

/ʼintah moo/

 

You are not (Masculine)

 

إِنْتِ مو

 

/ʼinti moo/

 

You are not (Feminine)

 

 

 


 

 

Example:

 

هِيَّ مو فَرَح

 

/hiyyah moo faraH/

 

She is not Farah

 

 

 


 

 

Examples:

 

إِنْتوا مو

 

/ʼintoo moo/

 

You are not (Plural)

 

هُمَّ مو

 

/hummah moo/

 

They are not

 

 

 


 

 

Example:

 

هِيَّ مو فَرَح

 

/hiyyah moo faraH/

 

She is not Farah

 

 

 


 

 

Example:

 

مو زين

 

/moo zain/

 

Not good

 

 

 


 

 

مو كافِ

 

/moo kaafi/

 

Means

 

Not enough

 

 

 


 

 

ما

 

/maa/

 

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

 

As in

 

ما رِحِتْ للسُّوق

 

/maa riHit lissoog/

 

I did not go to the market

 

 

 


 

 

Examples:

 

ما أَكَلِتْ رَيوق

 

/maa ʼakalit rayoog/

 

I did not have breakfast

 

ما شِفِتْ صَديقي

 

/maa shifit Sadeeqee/

 

I did not meet my friend

 

 

 


 

 

ما

 

/maa/

 

Is a negation tool for present tense for habits and dislikes

 

ما أَشْرَبْ قَهْوَة

 

/maa ʼashrab gahwah/

 

I do not drink coffee

 

 

 


 

 

Examples:

 

ما أَلْعَبْ رِياضَة

 

/maa ʼalʻab riyaaDHah/

 

I do not work out

 

ما أَحْكي عَرَبي

 

/maa ʼaHchee 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 أَلْعَبْ

 

/maa raH ʼalʻab/

 

I will not work out

 

 

 


 

 

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