Maknuune is a new dictionary of Palestinian Arabic. I had a look at the excellent lexicon, but also checked other encyclopedias and study tools dealing with Palestinian Arabic.
I am a big fan of the Oxford Arabic Dictionary. Therefore, I am honored that one of the creators of this exceptional dictionary was available for the 9273-roots series: Jan Hoogland, a Dutch Arabic scholar and Moroccan Arabic expert.
Christmas is coming and for those who celebrate it or need a gift - Here are the TOP CHRISTMAS PRESENTS for Arabic nerds.
In the 20th century, Arabic language material was scarce. During the Vietnam War, Reginald Hefner, had access to a language lab of the US military - and later discovered, how the Military's Arabic material was used by publishers around the world. He shares some reminiscences and anecdotes in this guest article.
In recent years many outstanding modern Arabic novels were translated into English. Part 3: authors from Yemen, Kuwait, Iraq, Sudan, Saudi-Arabia.
In recent years many outstanding modern Arabic novels were translated into English. Part 2: authors from Egypt, Tunisia, and Morocco.
In recent years many outstanding modern Arabic novels were translated into English. Part 1: authors from Syria, Lebanon, and Palestine.