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  1. Odessa Dawn's Avatar
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    #1

    Saud is a male name not a female.



    Saud Al-Ghamdi, a mother, said she only came to know that her daughter was facing difficulties in mathematics through a WhatsApp group the teacher had set up.


    She said she discovered that her daughter's problem was due to a lack of monitoring and follow up at home.


    Suad noted that the program allowed her to communicate with her daughter's teacher and ask her advice to sort out the difficulties.


    She added that the teacher cooperated with her and that in turn was instrumental in helping her daughter to pass her mathematics exams.
    http://www.saudigazette.com.sa/index...20140216195864



    A female named Suad misspelled and was written Saud. It is well known in S. Arabia that Saud can't be female at all. In addition to that, I want to correct that in a simple, short statement.


    Would it be correct to write the following?

    Saud is a male name not a female. It is Suad.


    We donít have a female name called Saud in S. Arabia. Suad can be a female name.


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    #2

    Re: Saud is a male name not a female.

    I'm afraid this English language forum can't adjudicate on such matters.

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    #3

    Re: Saud is a male name not a female.

    How do I express the following in correct English?


    Maria is a female name, not male.
    Last edited by Odessa Dawn; 16-Feb-2014 at 21:26. Reason: Using a comma after "name." Thank you, bhai.

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    #4

    Re: Saud is a male name not a female.

    Quote Originally Posted by Odessa Dawn View Post
    How do I express the following in correct English?


    Maria is a female name not male.
    It's OK like that, if you put a comma after "name".

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    #5

    Re: Saud is a male name not a female.

    How about a simple "you misspelled 'Suad' in the first line?"

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    #6

    Re: Saud is a male name not a female.

    It is Suad.
    This bit doesn't work well for me. You could use The correct spelling is Suad.

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