Free Arabic Language Lessons

Attached Subject Pronouns with the Irregular Perfective Verbs

A regular perfective verb الفِعْل المَاضِي الصَّحِيْح, explained in a previous lesson, is the verb that does not include a long vowel حَرْفُ عِلَّة (i.e. و ، ا ، ي). The absence of the long vowel makes its conjugation with different persons / pronouns straightforward. That is, th…

Attached Subject Pronouns with the Regular Imperfective Verbs

This lesson is about the attached subject pronouns with the regular imperfective verbs. The attached subject pronoun ضَمِيْر فَاعِل مُتَّصِل, as its name suggests, functions as the verb subject. In the previous lesson, you learned about the attached subject pronouns that we add t…

Attached Subject Pronouns with the Regular Perfective Verbs

In this lesson, we look at the attached subject pronouns with regular perfective verbs. In a previous lesson, we briefly looked at the common personal pronouns. The personal pronoun الضَّمِيْر المُنْفَصِل refers to the person who’s speaking (1st person), the person we speak to (2…

50 Common Arabic Regular Verbs

Common Arabic verbs are listed below. These verbs are regular because their root form does not change while adding suffixes or prefixes to them. Based on the letters they are composed of, verbs الأَفْعَال in Arabic are classified into regular and irregular. The regular are the ve…

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 condition is that this noun, you can see from the examples,…

Basic Word Formation in Arabic

Word formation in Arabic is the process of creating new words by means of adding prefixes, suffixes, infixes or changing the short vowels to / in the word roots. Take the Arabic word root كَتَبَ 'he wrote' which is a verb. By adding the prefix مَـ to it, it becomes مَكْتَب 'an of…
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