*Ismul Jins اسم الجنس*
Is broken into 3 categories:
*1. Ismul Jins Jam’ee اسم جنس جَمْعِي*
• Indicates 3 or more of a particular category (jins)
• Its singular form has either a yaa ي or closed taa ة (known as تاء الوحدة) attached to the end of the word.
▪If it *does not have* a ي or ة at the end, then it is considered to be *plural*.
▪If it *does have* a ي or ة at the end, then it is considered to be *singular*.
*2. Ism Jins Ifraadee اسم جنس إفرادي*
•Can indicate a few or many of a particular category (jins), and it is not differentiated by a ي or ة.
▪The singular and plural share the same form.
All refer to both singular and plural, depending on the context it is being used it.
*3. Ismu Jins Ahaadee اسم جنس أحادي*
•When one from a category (jins) is intended, but it is not specified which oneFor example:
A lion, but it is not specified which lion.
A wolf, but it is not specified which wolf. Etc.
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