chapter  22
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The ’idafa-adjective phrase

This chapter covers some grammar points in which students would expect to encounter in their first year of learning Arabic. The expression to have in English comprises a broad range of meanings such as to have ownership, availability, disease, time, in the mind, an inclination, an aptitude, a skill, difficulty, problems, and others. The chapter gives phrase, all of which convey some meanings: to possess or contain as a part, a characteristic or attribute. It also contains fill in each blank space with the appropriate preposition and pronoun suffix or noun and pronoun suffix or preposition and noun and pronoun suffix. Basic Arabic is an ideal grammar reference and practice resource for both beginners and students with some knowledge of the language. It is suitable for both class use and independent study. Depending on the English meaning of to have, equivalent Arabic meanings can be expressed with the adverbial and with the prepositions of Arabic words.