Collective nouns, plurals and singular units are tricky in Arabic. What are the correct patterns, are they masculine or feminine and should we treat them as singular or plural? An overview
In Arabic, some verbs can take 2 objects. But as soon as you have 2 pronominal suffixes, it gets tricky. Here's why.
Al-Jazeera offers a grammar test. There are a couple of pitfalls. So, reason enough to take a look at the most important Arabic grammar topics.
Arabic roots with weak letters are tricky. If you want to express "say!" (you both - dual) in Arabic, you use قُولا. Why do we keep the و here? An analysis.
The Arabic broken plural has the effect that scholars still debate how to properly classify the several branches of Semitic languages.
In Arabic there are words that don’t look Arabic - and they aren't. The etymology of Baltagi, Idda, shanta, daftar, dukkan