ʔūlāʔika plural m. f. demonstrative
• those ◊ [+ human indefinite plural noun] Those are teachers. Those are girls. ◊ [+ human plural noun with definite article] those men those girls ▪ أولئك هم ʔūlāʔika hum Those are (the) __ ◊ [+ human plural noun with definite article] Those are the teachers I told you about. Notice that the long ā of أولئك ʔūlāʔika is unwritten. Demonstratives cannot precede an idafa construction. When أولئك ʔūlāʔika modifies the first term of an idafa construction, it must follow the entire construction: those businessmen When modifying the second term of an idafa construction, it precedes the second term: those students’ schoolThat and Those

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