Gürkan, Nejdet
January 2004
Ekev Academic Review;WInter2004, Vol. 8 Issue 18, p357
Academic Journal
This study deals with the article, "al", in Arabic language which is called "harf alta `rif", `definite article'. Basically, there are three kinds of "al" in Arabic: "al" the definite, "al" the conjunction, "al" the omitted. But, all its functions in these three kinds reach to fifteen. In addition to describing their usages and functions in Arabic, a brief comparision was made between "al" and the definite article "the" in English, and how to define the names in Turkish.


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