Ask What Is Your Name in Arabic

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Hello! Thank you for watching VisiHow! This is a tutorial on how to write and pronounce the phrase "What is your name?" in the Arabic language. Also, we will show you how you can to answer to "What is your name?"

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    We can begin by noting that "What is your name?" can either be asked either to a man or to a woman.
    We will have slightly different forms for each one.
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    When "What is your name?" is asked to a man, it can be either "maa ismak" or "maa ismuka".
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    • "Maa ismak". The word "maa" is a form of "what". The word "ismak" is spelled with alif, siin, miim, and ends with kaaf. To make it "ismak", we'll put fatha above the letter miim.
    • "Maa ismuka". It is written in the similar way with a slightly different vowel. The word "maa", then alif, siin, miim, and kaaf. We put a dhamma and alif at the end of the word above the letter kaaf.
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    When asking a woman "What is your name?" we can say either "maa ismik" or "maa ismuki".
    • "Maa ismik". We will still use "maa" and "ism", which is a root for "name". It ends in kaaf. Then, we will have kasra under miim if we are asking a woman.
    • "Maa ismuki". It consists of "maa", "ism", dhamma on miim, and kasra at the end of the word after the letter kaaf.
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    We can also simply ask, "Who are you?".
    For a man, it is "man anta". For a woman, it is "man anti".
    • "Men anta" (masculine). "Men" is written by miim, nuun with a fatha above the miim, and "ant". To make the word masculine, we will place fatha above the ending khaa.
    • "Men anti" (feminine). "Men anti". As feminine, it has kasra below the ending "ti".
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    If we want to say, "My name is...", we will keep the root of "name", which is "ism".
    We will add yaa. This will be "ismee". If we want to say, "My name is Suzanne", we simply put the name after "ismee": "Ismee Suzanne". We can replace this name with another.
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    If we are asked, "Who are you?" we can answer with "I am", which is "ana".
    There is no present tense form for "to be", so "am" is implied. This can be translated quite literally as "I Suzanne". "Ana Suzanne" is "I am Suzanne".
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