لیس عندي إلّا مقاعد في الصّالة

Qureshpor

Senior Member
Panjabi, Urdu پنجابی، اردو
Friends,

The sentence لیس عندي إلّا مقاعد في الصّالة is in one of my Arabic learning books. Is there any reason why the sentence is not written in the following way?

لیس عندي مقاعد إلّا في الصّالة
 
  • Romeel

    Senior Member
    Arabic
    لیس عندي مقاعد إلّا في الصّالة
    I have no seats except in the hall (I may have other things, but the seats I have are only in the hall)

    لیس عندي إلّا مقاعد في الصّالة
    I only have seats in the hall (I have nothing, but the seats in the hall)
     
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