Days of the Week ( أيّام الأُسْبوع): Time Vocabulary [Podcast Lesson & Quizzes]

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Mourad Diouri

Mourad Diouri is teaching fellow and e-learning instructor/developer in Arabic Language Studies at CASAW (Centre for the Advanced Study of the Arab World) at the University of Edinburgh.

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3 Responses

  1. Warren.David says:

    Hi Mourad,
    On some of these days of the week – the final vowel is a damma (eg.tuesday) whilst on others it is a kasra (eg. monday). Are these vowels actual case-endings (therefore changing depending upon their usage) or do they remain the same whenever/wherever we write them?
    Thanks
    David

  2. If the days are indefinite and alone – they will carry a damma at the end
    If the are proceeded by the word (day of = Yawm al- ) – they will carry a kasra at the end.
    I will need to correct the card of Mon.

  3. Warren.David says:

    thanks – that makes it much clearer.

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