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.
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.
Spotify (also the free version) can show the lyrics of the song you are playing in real time. This works surprisingly well for Arabic songs too. Here is how you can turn Spotify into a great study tool for Arabic!
Learning Arabic as an adult is a challenge. Understanding how our brain works can help to find the right method. Recommendations for adult improvers.
Episode #25 of my series "9273 roots": 20 questions for the man who likes over-complicated board games and is passionate about Arabic: Connor Seidenschwarz
Episode #22 of my series "9273 roots": 20 questions for the woman who explains Egyptian Arabic expressions by annotated movie clips: Nesrin Amin.