Example 15 of Modern Standard Arabic

Example Verb meaning Example of...
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حكى الولد للبنت حكاية
Ḥakâ lwaladu lilbinti ḥikāyatan.
ḥakâ
tell.PRF.3SG.M
l-walad-u
ART-boy.M-NOM
li-l-bint-i
for-ART-girl.F-GEN
ḥikāyat-an
story.F-ACC.IDEF
‘The boy told the girl a story.’
TELL a Coding frame:
V.subj[1] 1-nom (li+2) 3-acc