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Two funny adjectives (?) in Algerian Arabic

In Algerian Arabic, as in any other Arabic variety, adjectives follow the noun. However, there is one exception to this rule: invariant quja ???? or q?jna ?????, "a huge". Thus we say r?aj?l kbir ???? ???? "a big man", but quja r?aj?l ???? ???? "a great big man". Not only does this "adjective" precede the noun it modifies, it requires it to be made indefinite: you can say šrit quja ktab ???? ???? ???? "I bought a huge book", but if you want to say "I bought the huge book", there's nothing you can do but use a different adjective.
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