About Arabic Language

Got a best friend who speaks Arabic and want to tell them how you feel about them without being awkward? Well you’re at the right place!

So you’ve met an Arab friend and the they’ve become your اعز اصدقاء الى الابد  / aeiz aisdiqa' ala alabid (that’s “best friends forever” in Arabic). In fact, you think it would be a great idea getting matching “Best Friend” in Arabic tattoos together. However, before you do that, you have to learn how to say “best friend” in Arabic.  Well, don’t worry about that...

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So what is the connection between Turkey and Libya? Well, find out about that with these Arabic words in Libyan Arabic but originally Turkish.

The Intro Libyan Arabic is the Libyan dialect of the Arabic language. There are so many dialects in the Arabic language. Sometimes there are multiple dialects spoken within the same Arab country. However, because of colonization, they borrowed words from Arabic. Sometimes these words are specific to a dialect. They also borrowed from Modern Standard Arabic (MSA). MSA is the ‘formal Arabic’. Let’s Go Back in Time During...

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Find out how other people around the world managed to keep learning Arabic during the Lockdown (COVID-19 quarantine) and start practicing your Arabic again today!

Quarantine. Lockdown. Whatever you call it, it’s no secret that COVID-19 brought with it lifestyle changes that we surely did not expect. In fact, many Arabic language students had to come up with innovative ways to practice without classrooms and teachers. Because, you know, “Use it or lose it!” Maybe you’re still in study alone mode until things get back to “normal”. If that’s the case,...

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Do you get excited about punctuation marks? Today you’re going to learn all about what the teacher calls “basic Arabic punctuation”.

When you’re reading Arabic, how do you know when someone is asking a question? How about if you want to quote something from the Quran? Does Arabic use punctuation mark the same way that English does? What’s more, we already know how hard it is to remember where to put a comma in English. Does Arabic follow like rules? All of these are legitimate punctuation marks...

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If you want to learn some Arabic sentences to give advice in Arabic, then this article is for you. Click here to know more about the Middle East and its culture.

What are we doing today? We will learn how to give and receive advice in Arabic. In Arabic, the word for advice is naseeha. There are multiple types of problems people can have. For example, work-related problems, family-related problems, friend-related problems etc. Let’s use a work related example. Imagine you hand in your work late and your coworker comes up to you and advices you. They could...

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Get Smart on Your Smartphone: Using a Mobile Phone in Arabic

If you’re a regular globetrotter (jawal in Arabic), you’ll likely find yourself in the Middle East at some point. And unless you have a global mobile plan, you’ll likely need a Middle Eastern mobile service to use your smartphone. What’s more, you’ll have to learn certain phrases like “I have to charge my phone” in Arabic. Maybe you’ll have to make a call in Arabic...

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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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Even in Arabic a little politeness can take you a long way, so please join us today as we look at the many ways you can make polite requests in Arabic.

Forrest Gump’s momma may be famous for always having said that “Life is like a box of chocolates …” However, my momma was famous for always having said “‘Please’ and ‘Thank You’ go a long way.” This is true whether it’s saying “Thank you” in Chinese or “Please” in Arabic. In other words, no matter the language, being polite will usually get you what you...

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So you took the tough decision of learning Arabic. But which type of Arabic should you study? And which one is better? Find out more with Kaleela.

It turns out, taking the initial decision of learning Arabic is not difficult. It is the type of Arabic that everyone is struggling with. If you are one of those people, keep reading because we have a lot to tell you. Obviously, there are many advantages and disadvantages to both. This is definitely a tough call because you will be working hard for months on this. So...

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