Is he dead?

The Arabic phrase Is he dead? is pronounced hal huwa mayyitun and written ﻫَﻞ ﻫُﻮَ ﻣَﻴِّﺖٌ

The Arabic words in Is he dead?

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(question particle)

ﻫَﻞ
Pronounciation: hal
English translation: (question particle)
Part of speech: other

he

ﻫُﻮَ
Pronounciation: huwa
English translation: he
Part of speech: pronoun

dead

ﻣَﻴِّﺖٌ
Pronounciation: mayyitun
English translation: dead
Part of speech: adjective
case: nominative
definiteness: indefinite form
gender: masculine
Nominative case is used for example in nominal phrases. Both the first, definite part (that is described by the other part) and the other, indefinite part (that describes the other part) are in nominiative case.

Type of phrase: Sentences

A complete sentence. The sentence has no verb. Verbs are not always necessary in Arabic sentences since a verb for 'to be' is not needed in Arabic.