القصة مما يحير العقول

Discussion in 'العربية (Arabic)' started by mariu5, Jan 11, 2013.

  1. mariu5 Junior Member

    romanian
    In the proposition القصة مما يحير العقول (the story baffles the minds), what means مما ?
     
  2. Linolenic Senior Member

    Arabic
    can you write the whole sentence?
     
  3. mariu5 Junior Member

    romanian
    The whole context :

    و قصة اعتزاله و كبره
    مما يحير العقول و لعل الخيال أو الاغراض قد اشتركت في إنشائها

    (excerpt from Nagib Mahfuz )
     
  4. Linolenic Senior Member

    Arabic
    مما here is an abbreviation for من ما which is equal to مِن الذي\التي
     
  5. mariu5 Junior Member

    romanian
    And farther ? What is the purpose of مما in that context ? Without this مما , does the phrase become wrong ?
     
  6. barkoosh Senior Member

    Beirut
    Arabic
    It's as if you're saying: his story is one of the things/stories that...; in short: his story is one that...
     
  7. mariu5 Junior Member

    romanian
    Thank you!
     

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