Arabic Alphabet – Consonants, Letter Forms and More!
The Arabic alphabet (Arabic: ٱلْأَبْجَدِيَّة ٱلْعَرَبِيَّة, al-ʾabjadīyah al-ʿarabīyah or ٱلْحُرُوف ٱلْعَرَبِيَّة, al-ḥurūf al-ʿarabīyah) or Arabic abjad has been specially codified for writing in Arabic and unlike English, it is written from right to left in a cursive style. The Arabic alphabet contains 28 letters that have contextual letterforms, but more on that later. Today we are going to present everything there is to know about the basic Arabic alphabet in order to help you better understand and write in Arabic. Without any further ado, let’s get into it. Consonants As previously noted, the Arabic alphabet contains a total of 28 […]
Arabic Language – Origins, Dialects, Distinctive Sounds and More
Arabic Language – Origins, Dialects, Distinctive Sounds and More Just like Hebrew and Aramaic, Arabic is a Semitic language. There are more than 260 million people who are speaking Arabic as their first language and even more than that can understand and speak it as a second language. What makes the Arabic language stand out is the fact that it is written with its own alphabet and this makes it difficult for Westerners to learn it. Arabic is written from right to left and since it’s spoken by hundreds of millions of people, it is now designated as one of […]
Sentence Structure in the Arabic Language
The Arabic language is a Semitic language that first emerged in the 1st to 4thcenturies CE alongside the rise of Islam as a major world religion since it is the language used in the Holy Quran, the Holy Book of Islam. The Arabic language differs from English in many ways starting with the letters and ending with the sentence structure that can sometimes be difficult to understand to those who decide to pick up the Arabic language. This is why today we are going to take a lookat the sentence structure in Arabic language and give everyone a better understanding […]