In recent years many outstanding modern Arabic novels were translated into English. Part 3: authors from Yemen, Kuwait, Iraq, Sudan, Saudi-Arabia.
Hard to imagine today, but the grandmasters of Arabic grammar were superstars during their lifetime. Here is a list of the TOP 5 Arabic grammarians of all time.
The Arabic expression فأسقيناكموه means "and we gave it to you to drink". This intriguing phrase is from the Quran. Let's analyze it.
Episode #20 of my series "9273 roots": 20 questions for the woman who uses LEGO to teach Arabic: Ghada Wali.
In the Holy Quran there are certain rhetorical styles that are unique. Among them are Iltifat and various forms of emphasis. An overview.
Episode #16 of my series "9273 roots": 20 questions for the man who works for one of the best translation companies for Arabic: Brian Powell
Episode #4 of my series "9273 roots": 20 questions for Hanada Taha Thomure who develops standards to measure text levels in Arabic.
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.
TV shows in Classical Arabic (Fusha) with English subtitles are rare. Omar about the famous Caliph and the Imam about Ahmad bin Hanbal are two good examples.
The Islamic calendar (Hijri) is a lunar calendar. It started in 622 CE. With a simple formula, it is easy to convert dates.