Arabic/1stPersonSing

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أنا
(ana)
Although the spelling of أنا ('ana) indicates a long ا (aa) sound. It is always pronounced ('ana), The use of (anaa) has a special usage (particularly found in the reciting of sacred religious texts (i.e. the Quran). So just say ('a-na). That's the Arabic word for "I". "I" and أنا are the singular, first person, nominative pronoun.


أنا ولد

'ana walad(un)
'a-na-wa-lad
I am a boy.(I'm a boy)


أنا ولد والكتاب كبير

'ana waladun wa_al_kitaabu kabiir(un)
'a-na-wa-la-dun-wal-ki-taa-bu-ka-biir
I am a boy and the book is big.


أنا بنت والكتاب كبير جدا

'ana bintun wa_al_kitaabu kabiirun jiddan
'a-na-bin-tun-wal-ki-taa-bu-ka-bii-run-jid-dan
I'm a girl and the book is very big.


أنا من كندا

'ana min kanada
'a-na-min-ka-na-da
I'm from Canada.


أنا من لبنان

'ana min lubnaan
'a-na-min-lub-naan
I'm from Lebanon.


أنا ولد من العاصمة

'ana waladun min al-`aaSimah(-ti)
'a-na-wa-la-dun-mi-nal-`aa-Si-mah
I am a boy from the capital.


أنا ذهبت إلى الـمدرسة

'ana dhahabtu ila al_madrasah(-ti)
'a-na-dha-hab-tu-i-lal-mad-ra-sah
I went to school.