The German philosopher Immanuel Kant is one of the most important representatives of the Enlightenment. To date, it is unclear why the "Basmala" was written on the invitation to the ceremonial awarding of his doctorate. Let's see what happened.
The Arabic keyboard we use today was invented in 1899 by two men who almost simultaneously worked on an Arabic typewriter: Selim Haddad and Philippe Waked.
This three-part series of articles is designed to get the trouble out of the way once and for all. Part one is about the basics.
Ulric Shannon is currently studying and absorbing Iraqi Arabic in Baghdad. In a long interview, the Ambassador of Canada, who is not only passionate but also impeccably knowledgeable of Arabic, tells us about the characteristics and specialities of Iraqi Arabic and gives some book recommendations.
The term Semitic Language was invented by a German scholar in 1781: August Ludwig von Schlözer.