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When you are moving to the Middle East, weather in Arabic can be a useful topic to learn, see how to say hot in Arabic, rainy in Arabic or sunny in Arabic

The climate in the Middle East is pretty consistent throughout the region with only two seasons: winter and summer. Some people jokingly refer to the weather as hot and hotter. The weather during summer Some might say that rainfall is almost nonexistent as most Middle Eastern countries consist of semi-arid and desert terrain, but that’s not always true. Rainfall varies considerably across the Middle East and even...

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Astronomy is the science of celestial objects and phenomena. Since Arabs were pioneers in this field, here is some space related vocabulary in Arabic

Astronomy is a natural science that studies celestial objects and phenomena. It applies mathematics, physics, and chemistry in an effort to explain the origin of those objects and other phenomena and their evolution. Objects of interest include planets, moons, stars, nebulae, galaxies, and comets, but also include phenomena such as supernova explosions. More generally, everything that originates outside of Earth’s atmosphere is within the purview...

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It is said that Arabs are the forefathers of alchemy. So let's look at some types of metal in Arabic from an alchemical point of view

When you hear metal, what comes to your mind? Industry? Maybe trading? Certainly, human association with metals goes a long way back in history. The ancient people viewed metals as mysterious materials found deep inside the earth. Likewise, they believed them to be full of spiritual powers with the potential for creation as well as destruction. Several ancient civilizations practiced alchemy and it has been said...

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Food in the Arab world goes beyond just sustenance. It’s a vital characteristic of Arab culture, so let’s take a look at some kitchen vocabulary in Arabic

If you’ve never visited an Arab country, there are many reasons to do so, and the food is just one of them. In the Arab world, you can find some of the most delicious (not to mention some of the cheapest!) meals you’ll ever eat in your life. Arabs do magic in the kitchen! If you like trying new things, start packing your bags! Just...

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When it comes to language learning, a good thing about Arabic prepositions is that they are limited in numbers. Easy to remember!

When it comes to language learning, one good thing about prepositions is that they are limited; they belong to a closed class of words, just like pronouns. Additionally, in the case of Arabic grammar, they are simple when conjugating them with pronouns. Arabic preposition particles are Mabni words كلمات مبنية which means that they mostly have a fixed pronunciation regardless of their position in the...

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Middle East has a soft spot for our winged friends (just look at falcons in the Gulf region). So let’s see types of birds in Arabic

There are only a few animals that live harmoniously alongside humans in urban habitats. One of these animals are birds. Like cats, history treated birds in extremes. People either worshipped them as gods or persecuted as pestilence. For example, ancient Egyptians personified many of their major gods as birds, but in modern times, birds such as pigeons and crows have increasingly become a nuisance to...

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