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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…

بَطـــَــلُ أَثِينـــَــا

بَطـــَــلُ أَثِينـــَــا This is an Arabic short story for foreigners / for non-Arabs. It is taken from a series of long stories which Kamil Kilani wrote. The original text is in more advanced Arabic. This version has …

Vowels in Arabic

Vowels in Arabic Vowels in Arabic are called harakat حَرَكَات, the singular of which is haraka حَرَكَة. Fortunately for the learners of Arabic as a foreign language, they are simple and limited. They are simple in that …

الأَمِيــْــرَةُ القَاسِيــَــةُ

الأَمِيــْــرَةُ القَاسِيــَــةُ This is an Arabic short story for foreigners / for non-Arabs. It is taken from a series of long stories which Kamil Kilani wrote. The original text is in more advanced Arabic. This versi…

What is shadda?

What is shadda? What is shadda? shadda شَدَّة is a diacritical mark that is indicated by the sign ( ـّ ). It means the doubling of a consonant. In other words, the consonant over which the shadda is place is to be sound…

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…
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Latest Tests

Reading Comprehension Test (3)

Arabic Reading Comprehension Test (3) Read the Story الأَمِيْرُ الحَادِي وَالخَمْسُون and answer the following questions.

Reading Comprehension Test (2)

Reading Comprehension Test (2) Read the story بَطـــَــلُ أَثِينـــَــا  and answer the following questions.

Reading Comprehension Test (1)

  Arabic Reading Comprehension Test (1) Read the story الأَمِيــْــرَةُ القَاسِيــَــةُ and answer the following questions.

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January 8, 2020
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Latest E-books & Handouts

Ibnulyemen Arabic Attached Pronouns

March 3, 2020
Attached pronouns in Arabic are the pronouns that we attach to verbs, nouns, prepositions, or particles. Generally speaking, pronouns in Arabic are separate, attached, or implicit (i.e. implied or not overt). The separat…

Ibnulyemen Arabic Alphabet and Cursive W…

February 13, 2020
Arabic is a right-to-left cursive language. This short e-book "Ibnulyemen Arabic Alphabet and Cursive Writing" typographically shows how the Arabic letters are connected to to form words. There are twenty-eight letters i…

Ibnulyemen Arabic Short Stories for Non-…

February 4, 2020
This is a short e-book of eleven short stories written in simplified Arabic. The original versions of these stories were written by Kamel Kilani and Mohammed Al-Abrashi, both Egyptian writers. They are fairly long and me…

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…