Arabic Language

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 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 ver…

Sun Letters and Moon Letters

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

Difficult Arabic Sounds

Difficult Arabic sounds are the sounds that are produced from the same area of articulation. They differ very slightly. Unless we get enough exposure to and practice of these sounds in the early stages of our learning, m…

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 Grammar

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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