Some letters can lead you in the wrong direction when trying to figure out the Arabic root. Some tricky examples.
Social media platforms deleted Palestinian content - now people use dotless Arabic to bypass that. Here is how to write Arabic without dots
Answer: Probably not. The minaret today is one of the most important and prominent symbols of Islam. But in the very beginning, this was different.
The Knight's Tour problem is a famous mathematical chess puzzle. The first solution provided an Arab philosopher in the 9th century from present-day Iraq.
Arabic calligraphy is an exceptional art. Many Arabic students want to learn it - however, it is a long journey.
The term Semitic Language was invented by a German scholar in 1781: August Ludwig von Schlözer.
Why is Arabic called a South Semitic language? The reason has to do with the BROKEN PLURAL. Some ideas about that.
Al-Khalil ibn Ahmad al-Farahidi (الخليل بن أحمد الفراهيدي), a grammarian who was born in 718 (100 AH) in present-day Oman.
What role did the Bedouins play in creating Arabic grammar? A big one. There are many anecdotes about scholars who went deep into the desert to find Bedouins who could answer their questions about Arabic grammar.
The Arabic term Kāfir (Kafir - كافر) is probably the most controversial word in Islam. It is the opposite of believer – in Arabic: Mu’min / مؤمن.