THE ARABIC LANGUAGE BY: Abdullah Albrahim

Types of Arabic

There are two different types of Arabic. One type is Classical Arabic while the other is MSA ( Modern Standard Arabic ).

The qur'an uses Classical Arabic
Facts about Arabic

The Arabic language was first spoken at the beggining of the 7th century CE

Around 300 million people speak Arabic around the globe

Arabic is the worlds fifth most known language

Writing goes from right to left

The Arabic Alphabet
These are the 28 Arabic letters

The Arabic alphabet consists of 28 letters. There are six of these letters that are called "unfriendly letters" this means that they connect with the letter before it, but not the ones after it. Said letters are: ا د ذ ر ز و

There are also quite a few letters that foreigners cannot pronounce, but it can be practiced through imitation

The Arabic numbers
These are the numbers of 1-20 in Arabic. NOTE; GOING FROM RIGHT TO LEFT ALSO APPLIES FOR THE ARABIC NUMBERS.
These are the Arabic letters from 1-20

If you are trying to memorize the Arabic numbers then you have know the numbers 1 to 10 by heart. The reason behind this statement is because much like Latin and English Arabic has its own roots.

Fruits in Arabic
These are some of the basic fruits in Arabic.
Colors in Arabic
These are the Arabic colors.

There are both feminine and masculine words for the colors. In the photo above the word on the top is masculine and the one on the bottom is feminine. The reason there are two words for the same color is just to defer between the two genders. NOTE; BOTH WORDS HAVE THE SAME MEANING THEY ARE JUST WRITTEN IN A DIFFERENT WAY.

Arabic clothing (feminine)
This is an Arab woman wearing a dress

Most Arab countries are conservative. It is common for women in said countries to cover most of their bodies. Muslim women tend to wear Hijab.

Arab clothing (masculine)
This is an Arab man wearing a Thobe

In the gulf countries Arab men tend to wear Thobe. Otherwise they can wear whatever they want as long as they don't go over the limit.

Months of the year
These are the Arabic translation to the months of the year
Hijri calendar
This is the normal calendar compared to the hijri calendar

According to the Islamic history there are some worshipness that must be performed in specific months. Such as Hajj and fasting Ramadan. The Islamic calendar goes off of the lunar months.

Arabic days of the week
Days of the week in Arabic & English
Seasons in Arabic
These are the Arabic seasons
Animals in Arabic
These are some animal names in Arabic
Subjects in Arabic
This picture shows some subjects in Arabic and the units in them
Arabic phrases
These are useful Arabic phrases

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