Nunation (تنوين) can tell you something about the character and personality of a word. It is a deep idea developed by the first Arab grammarians.
"Obviously you collect languages", says Andreas Dietrich. Episode #26 of "9273 roots": The man who is interested in how Semitic languages are connected.
LibreOffice - unlike Microsoft Word - does not offer to change the color of Arabic diacritical marks (tashkeel/harakat). However, there are two tricks.
Arabic grammar was of special interest in Europe especially in the 19th and early 20th century. Here is a list of the TOP FIVE Arabic grammarians from the West
Episode #21 of my series "9273 roots": 20 questions for the ambassador and authority on Syria who worked in almost all Arab countries: Dr. Nikolaos Van Dam.
Arabic is usually written without vowels (tashkeel). The website Forvo can help you to find the correct pronunciation of Arabic words and names.
The term Semitic Language was invented by a German scholar in 1781: August Ludwig von Schlözer.
The Arabic broken plural has the effect that scholars still debate how to properly classify the several branches of Semitic languages.
Episode #15 of my series "9273 roots": 20 questions for the man who created a mobile app that can conjugate Arabic verbs flawlessly: Habib Kassem.
The Arabic word hundred is written مِائَة – but pronounced like مِئَة (me'a). Why is that?