The mountains were glistening in the sunlight.

The Arabic phrase The mountains were glistening in the sunlight. is pronounced kaanat aljibaalu laami3atan fii Daw'i ashshamsi and written ﻛَﺎﻧَﺖ ﺍَﻟﺠِﺒَﺎﻝُ ﻟَﺎﻣِﻌَﺔً ﻓِﻲ ﺿَﻮﺀِ ﺍَﻟﺸَّﻤﺲِ

The Arabic words in The mountains were glistening in the sunlight.

Below you can see detailed information about every word in the Arabic phrase The mountains were glistening in the sunlight.. 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.

to be

ﻛَﺎﻧَﺖ
Pronounciation: kaanat
English translation (of the word in its basic form): to be
Part of speech: verb
person: she
tense: past tense

The base form of the word to be

ﻛَﺎﻥَ
kaana
(past tense he)

mountain

ﺍَﻟﺠِﺒَﺎﻝُ
Pronounciation: aljibaalu
English translation (of the word in its basic form): mountain
Part of speech: noun
case: nominative
definiteness: definite form
gender: masculine
broken plural
Nominative case is used for example to show the subject in a verbal sentence.

The base form of the word mountain

ﺟَﺒَﻞ
jabal
(singular, indefinite, no case)

shining

ﻟَﺎﻣِﻌَﺔً
Pronounciation: laami3atan
English translation (of the word in its basic form): shining
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 shining

ﻟَﺎﻣِﻊ
laami3
(singular, indefinite, no case)

in

ﻓِﻲ
Pronounciation: fii
English translation: in
Part of speech: preposition
Words that come after prepositions have genitive case

light

ﺿَﻮﺀِ
Pronounciation: Daw'i
English translation (of the word in its basic form): light
Part of speech: noun
case: genetive
definiteness: definite form (beginning of an idafa contruction)
gender: masculine
The word has genitive case since it follows a preposition.

The base form of the word light

ﺿَﻮﺀ
Daw'
(singular, indefinite, no case)

sun

ﺍَﻟﺸَّﻤﺲِ
Pronounciation: ashshamsi
English translation (of the word in its basic form): sun
Part of speech: noun
case: genetive
definiteness: definite form
gender: feminine
The word has genitive case since it is the owner of an an idafa contruction)

The base form of the word sun

ﺷَﻤﺲ
shams
(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.