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Lingualism

Variations in Spoken Arabic within Countries

Part 1 in the “Arabs Say…” series: Does everyone in your country use the same dialect? Are there any differences in speaking styles between urban and rural areas, regions, social classes, religions, or generations?

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Matthew

Using an Arabic Dictionary: Tips for Learners

So, you’ve decided to study Arabic. From the get-go, you’re confronted with a number of challenges. You knew, of course, that you would have to learn to read and write a completely new alphabet… from right to left, no less. You undoubtedly realized early on that Arabic has several difficult sounds–the glottal stop, the emphatic

Arabic
Lingualism

Arabic Dialects: A Quick Glance

Just how many “Arabics” are there? How many varieties? It’s not a question with a straightforward answer. Arabic comprises of a continuum of dialects stretching over the entire Arab world—from northern Africa to western Asia.

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Alaa

Güncel Arapça-Türkçe Ortak Kelimeler

Türkçe diliyle ilk tanıştığımda… 2008 yılında İskenderiye Üniversitesinde ilk katıldığım Türkçe dersini hala hatırlıyorum. Aşağı yukarı 10 yıl oldu… ufak tefek ayrıntılarıyla o gün aklıma geliyor. ‘bakalım nasıl bir dil olacak’ diye düşünüp, o anda bize tuhaf gelen bazı harflerin seslerine gülüşüp, defterlerimize komik notlar aldığımızı bile hatırlıyorum. ‘A…anne’ … ‘Be- baba’ dan …. ‘Ke-

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Jesse

3 Practical Ways to Improve Your Arabic Listening Skills

Table of Contents Have you ever had difficulty understanding a native Arabic speaker? You know most or all of the words he or she used. You would understand what they said if you had read it, but for some, you can’t figure out what is being said when it’s spoken. If you’ve studied Arabic for

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Alex

Master Arabic

There’s a moment in almost every intermediate Arabic student’s journey when you feel like you’ve hit a roadblock. You know enough words to construct an essay (sort of), but not enough to explain a film plot with any kind of nuance. I was…

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