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Where to break a sentence in Arabic
Thread poster: Penelope Ausejo

Penelope Ausejo  Identity Verified
Spain
Local time: 04:33
English to Spanish
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Jun 2, 2006

Good afternoon,

I have a sentence in Arabic that is going to be printed on the newspaper. Due to space restrictions we have to cut the sentence into 2 lines. Can we "cut" it wherever there is a space?

This is the sentence:


نقدّم لك قروضا مباشرة بدون أيّ ضمانات لتبدأ مشروعك. تشجّع!

Could it be broken down as:

نقدّم لك قروضا مباشرة
بدون أيّ ضمانات لتبدأ مشروعك. تشجّع!

Or how should we do it?

Thanks a lot in advance


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Ahmed Dahman  Identity Verified
Egypt
Local time: 04:33
English to Arabic
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Yes, you can. Jun 2, 2006

Dear Mr Penelope,
You can break it wherever you want but keep in mind not to make it divided into two meaningless lines. commercially, as I think, your suggestion is great.

Warm regards
Ahmed Dahman
English Arabic translator


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xxxOlaf
Local time: 04:33
English to German
The excamation mark should be at the end of the sentence Jun 2, 2006

As far as I know the exclamation mark should be at the end of the sentence. It should have been at the end of the sentence not at the beginning. I.e. it should be the leftmost character in the second line.

Olaf


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Ala Rabie  Identity Verified
Egypt
Local time: 04:33
Japanese to Arabic
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Actually, Jun 2, 2006

you will have to re-sort the phrase altogether in order to make it more comprehensible and catchy.

بدون أيّ ضمانات
نقدّم لك قروضاً مباشرة لتبدأ مشروعك. تشجّع!


If a third line is possible, then:

بدون أيّ ضمانات
نقدّم لك قروضاً مباشرة لتبدأ مشروعك.
تشجّع!


~Ala
alamnesis.com

[Edited at 2006-06-02 21:30]


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