The Oxford Dictionary is the most up-to-date Arabic dictionary on the market today. In this interview, Tressy Arts, the dictionary's editor-in-chief, talks about the creation of this gigantic work. We learn why swear words aren't easy to translate into Arabic, how computers helped create the dictionary, and which Arabic words are particularly tricky.
LibreOffice - unlike Microsoft Word - does not offer to change the color of Arabic diacritical marks (tashkeel/harakat). However, there are two tricks.
Arabic keyboards lack many important special characters. Here is a list of the most important characters and signs which you can copy and paste.
Episode #4 of my series "9273 roots": 20 questions for Hanada Taha Thomure who develops standards to measure text levels in Arabic.
The word Allah (الله) is a special word in many ways. Especially the pronunciation can be tricky if you don't know the rules. Here is how it works.
Arabic used to be written without dots in ancient times. At least it did, a long time ago. Could you read such sentences?