There are ten verb forms in Arabic. That is what most people learn - even at universities. But that is not the end of the story, as we will learn in this article.
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
Many readers have asked me about an electronic version of Arabic for Nerds 2 - because the book is too large and heavy to carry around. It is out now!
Episode #15 of my series "9273 roots": 20 questions for the man who created a mobile app that can conjugate Arabic verbs flawlessly: Habib Kassem.
20 questions for the man who speaks all the languages which the famous Middlebury Language School offers (except for Korean): Reginald Hefner
What are the best Arabic grammar books (nahw and sarf) for beginners, intermediate and advanced students? Some recommendations (in English, German, Arabic).
What are the best book shops for buying Arabic books online? Over the years, I have used many book stores online. Here are my recommendations.
Reading grammar books in Arabic can be challenging if you cannot decode the language of the grammarians (i'rab إعراب). But there is a formula.
Hayya حَيَّ is used in the call of the Muezzin: Come to prayer! حَيَّ عَلَى الصَّلاةِ. It is a special word type: a Ism al-Fial (اسم فعل).