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Asmaa Akl19 Jan 2020
Surat Al-Bakarah is the second and longest chapter or surah in the holy Quran. It has 289 verses, 6,201 words and 25,500 letters. Its name ‘Al-Bakarah’ means The Cow. The recitation of Surat Al Bakarah has many benefits for Muslims, the most important of which is that Surat Al Bakarah protects those who recite it from the devil and the evil eye. It is known to ward off the devil from the house in which it is recited for three days.
Asmaa Akl13 Jan 2020
In order to learn Quran with tajweed you have to encounter the Meem Sakinah and apply its three different tajweed rules for pronunciation: Idgham with Ghunnah, Oral Ikhfaa also known as Ikhfaa Shafawi إخفاء شفوي and Oral Izhar, also known as Izhar shafawi إظهار شفوي.
Asmaa Akl09 Jan 2020
We established in part 1 of this article that learning numbers in any language is essential, but since there are an infinite amount of numbers, we will start off with the basics, with which you can form any number. In this article we will continue to learn Arabic numbers from where we left off in our article, ‘Learn Arabic words and phrases: Arabic Numbers (Zero to Five)’. Now we we’ll learn how to write and pronounce Arabic numbers from 6 to 10.
Asmaa Akl08 Jan 2020
In every culture and language many professions exist. It is no exception in the Arabic language. If you want to learn Arabic words and phrases pertaining to professions, continue reading this article, where we will practice new Arabic vocabulary about several of the main known professions.
Asmaa Akl01 Jul 2020
To end our “Learn Arabic Letters” series on the Arabic alphabet, we will finally learn the last six Arabic letters. By the end of this article we will have concluded our introduction to the Arabic letters and in turn will be able to start reading different Arabic words and recognize the different forms and placements of all Arabic letters. Coupled with our article on Arabic diacritics “Learn Arabic Diacritics”, this series should allow you to read Arabic words correctly in any Arabic text.
Asmaa Akl31 Dec 2019
There are two different types of Hamzat which a reader would need to understand when they learn Quran with tajweed rules: Hamzat Al-wasl (همزة الوصل) and Hamzat Al-Qata’ (همزة القطع). To learn more about the hamza and how it is pronounced please take a look at our ‘Learn Arabic Letters: Hamza’ article. Additionally, it is important to understand what Diacritics are before continued reading. If you need to learn about Arabic Diacritics please visit our article ‘Learn Arabic Diacritics’ for a quick introduction.
Asmaa Akl31 Dec 2019
Surat Al-Fatihah’s name means the opener, for it is the opening chapter of the Quran and it opens the link between the believer and Allah. The word Al-Fatihah الفاتحة came from the root word فتح which means to open.
Asmaa Akl30 Dec 2019
Starting where we left off in our previous article, ‘Learn Arabic Pronouns (I-You-He-She)’, we will now continue with plural Arabic pronouns. Unlike plural English pronouns, that only deal with one form of a pronoun whether you’re addressing men or women, in Arabic, there are two forms of each pronoun; one for the masculine plural and one for the feminine plural. The only exception to this is the first person plural which has one form for both masculine and feminine usage. Other pronouns that do not exist in English are the dual masculine and feminine pronouns, used when you’re addressing two people of either gender.
Asmaa Akl30 Dec 2019
In continuation of our “Learn Arabic Letters” series and moving on from our previous article ‘Learn Arabic letters: The Letters from أ to ز’, it is now time to focus on the Arabic letters (س) to (ك) and their different forms. As we previously mentioned, it is fundamental to learn Arabic letters in the process of learning the Arabic language, and since, unlike Latin letters, Arabic letters differ in form depending on their placement in a word, it is important to study and practice these different forms for each letter in order to be able to recognize them in Arabic texts.
Asmaa Akl29 Dec 2019
In part 1 of our article Learn Arabic Letters , we had a general outlook on the Arabic letters. We learned how Arabic letters look at the start, middle and end of a word. It is essential to know the characteristics of the Arabic letters in order to be able to easily recognize them in different texts.
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