Arabic Culture

Islam and Belief in Prophets

June 29, 2020 Arabic Culture,Religion
Islam and Belief in Prophets Belief in Prophets of Allah is unquestionably incumbent upon every follower of Islam. It goes without saying that the start of humanity did not commence with Prophet Muhammed’s call of proph…

What is Fasting in Islam?

April 23, 2020 Arabic Culture,Religion
What is Fasting in Islam? Fasting in Arabic is صَوْم or صِيَام. Linguistically, both words are verbal nouns of the verb صَامَ. Generally speaking, صَامَ means to refrain from doing something. To say صَامَ عَنِ الْكَلَام…

Eid Mubarak to All

June 4, 2019 Arabic Culture,Religion
عِيْدُ الفِطْرِ When Prophet Mohammed (PBUH) entered Madinah, after migration from Mecca, he found the people of Madinah having two days of big celebrations—the Day of Nairooz نَيْرُوز and the Day of Mahrajan مَهْرَجَان…

Arabic Gum Seller – Yemen

A picture is worth a thousand words. The picture below, Arabic gum sellers in Bab al-Yemen just outside Old Sana’a City, illustrates an aspect of real-life situations in Yemen.

Spice Seller – Yemen

A picture is worth a thousand words. The picture below, a spice seller in souk al-Milh in Old Sana’a City, illustrates some aspects of real-life situations in Yemen.

What is Ramadan?

May 6, 2019 Arabic Culture,Religion
What is Ramadan? What is Ramadan? Ramadan (also written Ramadhan) is the name of the ninth month of the lunar calendar. It is the only month that is mentioned in the Holy Quran, namely in Surat al-Bagarah, verse 185: "ش…
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