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See also: آما‎, اما, and إما

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ArabicEdit

PronunciationEdit

ConjunctionEdit

أَمَّا (ʾammā)

  1. as for; followed by a noun or pronoun, itself usually followed by the particle فَـ (fa-)
    أَمَّا النَّافِذَةُ فَهِيَ مَفْتُوحَةٌ‎ ― ʾammā n-nāfiḏatu fahiya maftūḥatunAs for the window, it's open.

Usage notesEdit

  • أَمَّا (ʾammā) is used to make the following noun phrase the focus of the sentence. While “as for” is a good rule-of-thumb translation, it is often more idiomatic to use “but” or no conjunction at all.

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