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Today we’ll show you how to let people know who owns what. We’re talking about possessions and how to create them with the mighty idaafa!

We’re surprised that many students of Arabic have studied the language for years, yet still know little about the idaafa. After all, the idaafa (in Arabic الإضافة) is an extremely important part of Arabic grammar. You see, idaafa describe the distribution of the definite article in Arabic language in its two representations. Yet, it also shows possession in Arabic grammar. In today’s post we’ll be looking...

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Everyone could use a little support from time to time. Join Kaleela as we learn some Arabic quotes and phrases to inspire and motivate yourself and others.

Okay Arabic language learners, Kaleela has given you Arabic sayings about life. We’ve given you quotes in Arabic about love. We’ve even let you take our Arabic quotes, copy and paste them to social media to impress your friends. This time, we’ve decided to motivate you with some short inspirational Arabic quotes to help brighten your day. We’re also including some encouraging phrases in Arabic...

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Come with us to the visit the Middle East in wintertime and find out why this time of year may be like it’s own winter wonderland you didn’t expect at all.

Whenever we mention the Middle East, many of you likely think of hot, dry deserts under a blistering sun. A place where there is no rain, only one year long hot summer.  Truth be told, however, many of the countries of the Arab world actually have all four seasons in a normal year. Autumn follows summer, winter follows autumn, spring comes after winter, and so...

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Middle Eastern folktale is all about Arabian Nights. You surely know our beloved Aladdin and Jasmine. Click for more on the Aladdin story.

If there is one Middle Eastern folktale we all know it’s the Aladdin story. So learning Arabic means that you are learning its cultures and stories behind everything. At some point, you must have come across the one and only: the book of One Thousand and One Nights. It is also called the Arabian Nights. These Arabic stories and folktales do not only tell stories. They are...

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Only 222 days until Ramadan, so start planning your trip to celebrate Ramadan in Egypt now and find out why this is always a special time of year to visit!

If your visit to Egypt just happens to fall during the holy month of Ramadan, you’re in luck. That’s because there is no better place to enjoy the holiest of all Islamic months than in Egypt. Indeed, when you spend Ramadan in Egypt, traditions seem just a little bit more special there. So, what makes Ramadan so special in Egypt? Well, that’s what we’re going to...

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