In Arabic, abstract words related to politics, economics or science like حُرِّيّةٌ often follow a certain model: the مصدر صناعيّ
Must-have for geeks: a smart prayer rug with an LED display - to pray and recite the Qur'an correctly. The only downside: the price.
In the Holy Quran there are certain rhetorical styles that are unique. Among them are Iltifat and various forms of emphasis. An overview.
Online dictionaries are great - but there i a price: your memory is not really trained. Here is how the use of dictionaries can boost your Arabic.
Labbaika (Labbayka) is said during the pilgrimage/Hajj before the pilgrims enter Mecca. It means: Here I am! At your service! But what kind of word is labbaika?
The original masdar (المصدر الأصلي) - asliyy - is not the only masdar in Arabic. There is a masdar mimy (المصدر الميمي). What is the difference?
Episode #11 of my series "9273 roots": 20 questions for the Western diplomat and Canadian ambassador who enjoys giving interviews in Arabic: Ulric Shannon.
In Arabic, there is a special type of masdar which focuses on the number of times. It is called ism al-Marra (اسم المرة).
The Arabic word ma ما has several meanings. Here is a list of the ten most common applications of ma in Arabic: negation, relative clause, etc.
The Ism al-Masdar اسم المصدر and the regular masdar sometimes mean the same, sometimes not. Let's check why.