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Ayed

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Hi, my teachers .

I sometimes do not find the English equvalent for the Arabic one wehther a word or a term.Here are some of my questions.I appreciate your helpful comments and corrctions.

1-Ali memorizes all of the holy Quran by heart.
Which is correct :

A-He is a Qur’an reciter,
B-He is a Qur’an memorizer
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2-In pre-Islamic period, the pagan Arabs used to kill their female newborns because they had thought it was shameful for one to have and bring up a daughter.So, one had to bury his female newborn in grave ALIVE(terrorists) :)

My question is :what term can be coined to this case?

A-Burying alive female infant(BAFN)
B-buried alive female infant(BAFI)

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3- “the mu’zzin” who calls for prayer in the musjid is :
A-The prayer crier
B-The prayer caller
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4-On a blood-stained cracked wall is incised an inscription reads” I’m in you and you’re in me ; then who is new?” as hung from the ceiling a rotten dried-up apple.

A-Are these sentences well-formed?

B-What kind of phrase is this”On a blood-stained cracked wall is incised an inscription?What I know is that PP preceding .

C-What kind of phrase is this ”as hung from the ceiling a rotten dried-up apple?What I know is that the subject is”the apple”

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1.Computer :Hasib ( press on your own Adam’s apple to pronounce the”H”correctly)
2.Mobile phone : Juwwal
3.Wristwatch: Sa’ah
4.Paradise : Junnah
5.Hellfire: Nar or Juhunnum
6.Ink: hibir (do as in No.1)
7.Book: Kitab
8.Voice: saout
9.Camel : Jumul
10.British : Britany
11.American: amreeky
12.Boy: wulud

Be prepared next week , :)

Accept my regards
Ayed
 

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1- This one is difficult because we don't have this tradition really in English. I have seen the term 'hypermemorization' used, but this was in a linguistic article. It would probably be best to describe the process rather than look for a noun:

He has memorized all of the holy Quran.
If he hasn't finished, you could use 'is memorizing'.

;-)
PS- It'stime for bed for me- I'll answer the others in the morning. Good night.;-)
 

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2- I'd say burying female infants alive

3- We use the word muezzin in English. But of the two words you use, I'd go for 'caller' as they summon the faithful rather than do the praying for them.

4- I'd say the blood-stained, cracked wall bears an inscription, reading 'I'm....'

5 as hung from the ceiling a rotten dried-up apple
'As' here doesn't really work, because it implies that the inscription is on the apple. I'd say 'and a dried apple hangs from the ceiling' (can it be both dried and rotten?)

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1-Ali memorizes all of the holy Quran by heart.
Which is correct :

A-He is a Qur’an reciter,
B-He is a Qur’an memorizer
If I had to pick one I'd pick B. (It couldn't be A.) However, say:
  • Ali is memorizing the holy Quran by heart.
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You're quite welcome, Mr. Ayed.

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Ayed said:
welcome back, Mr.RonBe

Thank you so much

Ayed , :)

That is an interesting quote in your signature. Normally, that is "A little knowledge is dangerous. Yours has a different meaning from the original. Are you aware of that?
 

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Mind you, I rather like Ayed's version. ;-)
 
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RonBee said:
1-Ali memorizes all of the holy Quran by heart.
Which is correct :

A-He is a Qur’an reciter,
B-He is a Qur’an memorizer
If I had to pick one I'd pick B. (It couldn't be A.) However, say:
  • Ali is memorizing the holy Quran by heart.
:)

The expression "memorizing by heart" has made me curious. Isn't it redundant? I thought learning by heart meant memorizing.
 
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