How do you manage to maintain and speak multiple languages? Reginald (Reggie) Hefner speaks more than ten languages. For Arabic for Nerds, he wrote down his daily language revision routine and shared his routines and tips.
Christmas isn't far away. So what should you get someone who is learning Arabic and loves Arabic culture? Here are some gift ideas for Arabic nerds.
Arabic beginners who have only learned a few letters often have difficulties in class. A new concept, The Gray Zone, could help, writes Dr. Roger W. Anderson
Maknuune is a new dictionary of Palestinian Arabic. I had a look at the excellent lexicon, but also checked other encyclopedias and study tools dealing with Palestinian Arabic.
Social media platforms deleted Palestinian content - now people use dotless Arabic to bypass that. Here is how to write Arabic without dots
Many Arabs don't use the Arabic alphabet for Whatsapp. Instead, they prefer using their English keyboard. Some hate it, others love it. A quick overview.
Arabic grammar was of special interest in Europe especially in the 19th and early 20th century. Here is a list of the TOP FIVE Arabic grammarians from the West
Arabic is usually written without vowels (tashkeel). The website Forvo can help you to find the correct pronunciation of Arabic words and names.
Episode #8 of my series "9273 roots": 20 questions for the man who coded the best desktop-app for Lane's Arabic-English Lexicon: Graeme Andrews.
Arabic fonts always look too small and unreadable on the browser. There are extensions for Chrome, Firefox and Opera that fix that. One is Wudooh.