Rules for iDaafa


1)      = noun + noun (+ noun …)  اسم واسم

2)     only the last noun in an iDaafa can be definite:
ال or pronoun

3)     any adjectives are placed after the last noun in the iDaafa
– and must be definite if the iDaafa is definite

4)     if a non-final noun in an iDaafa ends on ة, then the ة  must be pronounced as “t”


If you want to read more about the iDaafa construction, see page 45 in Al-Kitaab, part 1.