The Aleph at the end of third-person plural verbs is there for protection.
Some letters can lead you in the wrong direction when trying to figure out the Arabic root. Some tricky examples.
The animated movie Alephia 2053 portrays a dystopian future of a fictional Arab state. It was viewed 8 million times on YouTube. A bonus for Arabic learners: it is in Standard Arabic with subtitles (English, French, Arabic).
Arabic keyboards lack many important special characters. Here is a list of the most important characters and signs which you can copy and paste.
Numbers in Arabic are like solving mathematical puzzles. If you like logical games, this is perfect for you. In the end it just comes down to two major steps.
What are the best Arabic grammar books (nahw and sarf) for beginners, intermediate and advanced students? Some recommendations (in English, German, Arabic).
The Arabic word hundred is written مِائَة – but pronounced like مِئَة (me'a). Why is that?
The word Allah is often written like a calligraphy - with the dagger Aleph. There are several ways to achieve that in Microsoft Word or Libre Office.
The plural of Mustafa in Arabic is difficult - because there is a weak letter involved. How do you form masculine human plurals with a possessive pronoun?
One of the greatest Arab scholars, al-Kindi (الْكِنْدِي), was one of the pioneers of cryptology. How did he manage to decrypt messages?