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Basic Arabic Nominal Sentences

A nominal sentence الجُمْلَة الاِسْمِيَّة is as sentence that starts with a noun, such as البَيْت ‘the house’, الرَّجُل ‘the man’, الجَامِعَة ‘the university’, كِتَابِي ‘my book’ صَدِيْقُهُ ‘his friend’ and so forth. One…

Basic Arabic Word-formation Ru…

Masculine المُذَكَّر and Feminine المُؤَنَّث: Arabic has a gender. That is, nouns and adjectives are either masculine مُذَكَّر or feminine مُؤَنَّث. Masculine is the basic form. The feminine formed by adding the femi…

Sun Letters and Moon Letters

Arabic letters are classified into two categories: sun letters and moon letters. This classification is triggered by the Arabic definite article ال which is added to the beginning of indefinite words. Basically, the laam…

Mispronounced Arabic Sounds

In learning a new language, we come across sounds that does not exist in our native language. Unless we get enough exposure to and practice of these sounds in the early stages of our learning, most of us tend to misprono…

Arabic Cursive Writing (2)

One characteristic of Arabic that makes its writing easy is that it is a phonetic language. That is, there is generally a one-to-one correspondence between the spoken form and the written form. In other words, there are …

The Inception of Arabic Gramma…

The Inception of Arabic Grammar The person behind the inception of Arabic grammar was Imam Ali ben Abi Talib الإِمَامُ عَلِي بِنْ أَبِي طَالِب, the cousin of Prophet Mohammed (PBUH) and his son in-law. He wrote the firs…
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The Basic Nominal Sentence

October 24, 2018
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Attached Pronouns

October 22, 2018
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Noun-Adjective Agreement

October 18, 2018
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October 9, 2018
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Arabic Short Stories for Forei…

Following are Arabic-short-stories-for-foreigners. The original texts of these stories were written by Kamil Kilani and Mohammed Al-Abrashi. They were meant for Arabic speakers. We, at Ibnulyemen Arabic, abridged them an…

Attached Pronouns

October 10, 2018
Attached pronouns in Arabic are pronominal suffixes; for each separate pronoun there is a corresponding attached pronoun. These pronominal suffixes are are attached to nouns, prepositions, and verbs. With nouns, they fun…