When I was young the winter was long.

The Arabic phrase When I was young the winter was long. is pronounced Hiina kuntu Saghiiratan kaana ashshitaa'u Tawiilan and written ﺣِﻴﻦَ ﻛُﻨﺖُ ﺻَﻐِﻴﺮَﺓً ﻛَﺎﻥَ ﺍَﻟﺸِّﺘَﺎﺀُ ﻃَﻮِﻳﻠﺎً

The Arabic words in When I was young the winter was long.

Below you can see detailed information about every word in the Arabic phrase When I was young the winter was long.. You can see the English translation of the word, how the word is spelled and pronounced and how the word has been conjugated in the phrase. There is also a link to get even more information about the word.

when

ﺣِﻴﻦَ
Pronounciation: Hiina
English translation: when
Part of speech: preposition
Words that come after prepositions have genitive case

to be

ﻛُﻨﺖُ
Pronounciation: kuntu
English translation (of the word in its basic form): to be
Part of speech: verb
person: I
tense: past tense

The base form of the word to be

ﻛَﺎﻥَ
kaana
(past tense he)

small

ﺻَﻐِﻴﺮَﺓً
Pronounciation: Saghiiratan
English translation (of the word in its basic form): small
Part of speech: adjective
case: accusative
definiteness: indefinite form
gender: feminine
Accusative case has many usages. For example it is used for the object in a verbal sentence. It is also used for predicative to incomplete verbs like kaana.

The base form of the word small

ﺻَﻐِﻴﺮ
Saghiir
(singular, indefinite, no case)

to be

ﻛَﺎﻥَ
Pronounciation: kaana
English translation: to be
Part of speech: verb
person: he
tense: past tense

winter

ﺍَﻟﺸِّﺘَﺎﺀُ
Pronounciation: ashshitaa'u
English translation: winter
Part of speech: noun
case: nominative
definiteness: definite form
gender: masculine
Nominative case is used for example to show the subject in a verbal sentence.

long

ﻃَﻮِﻳﻠﺎً
Pronounciation: Tawiilan
English translation (of the word in its basic form): long
Part of speech: adjective
case: accusative
definiteness: indefinite form
gender: masculine
Accusative case has many usages. For example it is used for the object in a verbal sentence. It is also used for predicative to incomplete verbs like kaana.

The base form of the word long

ﻃَﻮِﻳﻞ
Tawiil
(singular, indefinite, no case)

Type of phrase: Sentences

A complete sentence. The sentence has a verb. But in Arabic, there are also complete sentences without verbs.