Learning Arabic Words & Expressions

The Arabic language is unique, from the sounds that exist in no other language to the beautiful writing style (check out some Arabic calligraphy!). One good way to learn Arabic is to start by studying the alphabet, especially if this kind of writing is unfamiliar to you. But first, let’s see some interesting facts about the Arabic alphabet and the Arabic language. There are no...

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Ahlan! We’ve previously posted some common phrases in Arabic ( link here ), but after giving it some thought, we realized that common congratulations in Arabic deserve their own article. Why? Because we believe that the soul of an Arab is full of colors! Whenever there is a happy event or an episode of significance in a person’s life, an Arab will be happy for you and will...

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You’ve probably come to this article because maybe you feel a bit stuck in your language acquisition process and you need some learning motivation. Or perhaps you just started studying and want to make sure you keep your spirits up throughout your journey. Regardless of your reasons, all we want to say is that every student goes through this phase at some point. Have no fear! Kaleela is...

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Fruits In Arabic

As we stated in a previous article here, vegetables are an important aspect in the lives of Arabs, regardless of whether it’s sweet or savory. Arab cuisine is centuries old and reflects the great trading of spices, herbs and foods. Also it is highly influenced by traditions, which dictate a diet filled with fruits. If you go in the house of an Arab for a...

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Ahlan wa Sahlan! We’ve previously posted articles related to basic Arabic words and phrases, but then we realized that, no matter how many nouns you might know, you’ll also need verbs to construct a sentence! You might know how to say school in Arabic, but what’s the point if you don’t know how to ask, “Where is the school?” in Arabic? Or you might know how to say Tuesdayin Arabic,...

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Hello fellow language enthusiasts! We’re keeping things consistent on our blog and we are continuing the series of common Arabic words. And do not hesitate to check our previous posts with Arabic basics. The purpose of these articles is to provide guidance to any language learner as we are aware that new beginnings can be confusing and maybe intimidating. Now, as per some methods used...

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Tree worship is very common worldwide, and Arab culture is no exception to that. In fact, arboreal references in holy books and rituals reflect the place of trees in cultures of millennia ago: their uses, the local species of importance, and moreover, their inspirational and symbolic significance based on the perception of the tree as symbol of the life. With the continuous influence of culture...

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Since the end of Ramadan is near and the eid al fitr “عيد الفطر” (the Festival of Breaking the Fast) holidays are fast approaching, we thought this would be an excellent time to learn about breakfast since you can finally start your days again with a full stomach. When you were a kid, you probably heard that fuTuur  “فطور” (breakfast) is the most important wajba  “وجبة”...

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Welcome back fellow language learners! We mentioned before that it’s summertime in the Middle East and what a great time it is to for you to get out and learn Arabic language conversation skills because the days are longer and there’s more native Arabic speakers to chit-chat with outsiders. In Arabic, chit-chat or small talk is known as kalaam khafiif (literally,“light talk”), and it plays...

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