‘This’ in the Arabic language is written as هذا(masculine) or هذه(feminine) ‘That’ on the other hand is known as ذلك (masculine) and تلك(feminine).
ذللك is pronounced with an alif madd i.e ذاللك but the alif is usually omitted in writing.Examples of sentences comparing هذا with ذللكand هذه with تللك are given below. Wa ‘و ‘with a fatha (pronounced as ‘wa’) means ‘and’.
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