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1.0 - Why Learn Arabic?

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بِسْمِ اللهِ الرَّحْمٰنِ الرَّحِيْمِ الْحَمْدُ للّٰهِ وَ كَفٰى وَ سَلَامٌ عَلٰى عِبَادِهِ الَّذِيْنَ اصْطَفٰى All praise and thanks to Allah and He is suffice (for us) and peace be upon His servant Mohammed (Sallalahu Alaihi wa Sallam) whom He chose. The Qur'an is a book of knowledge and wisdom. This is where our Creator is telling us how to live our lives. We recite parts of it in our salah. Understanding what we are reciting in our prayers and implementing it in our lives is critical. We need to learn enough Arabic to understand what our Creator is telling us and practice it. We do not have to be an Arabic or the Qur'an scholar but need to know enough to understand the only connection we have with Allah Subha-nahu wa Ta'ala. Messenger of Allah (PBUH) said: "Love the Arabic Language because I am an Arab and Qur'an is in Arabic and language of people of Jannah is Arabic." Omar bin Khattab (RA) said: "Learn Arabic because it is from your religion" (

1.0a - Introduction to Quranic Arabic Grammar For Beginners

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    بِسْمِ اللهِ الرَّحمٰنِ الرَّحِيْمِ Bismillahir Rahmanir Raheem   Introduction    In the name of Allah, the most beneficent and merciful and peace and blessings be upon His noble messenger Mohammed Sallallahu alaihi wa Sallam. Ilm-us-sarf, or word morphology, is the first step in learning Arabic. It is the science of word origins. For example, the word Sarf has many meanings, but as applied to Arabic grammar, it is defined as changing a root word into different forms to create an intended meaning. As you will learn in this book, 99% of Arabic words start from a three-alphabet root word, then are changed into different forms to create different meanings. These rotations of the root word are called ( تَصْريْفٌ ) tas-reef or inflections.  It is considered in the Arab culture that city-dwellers do not speak as good Arabic as the nomads (who are known as Bedouins ( اَلْبَدْوُ ) al-bad’u. It is said that “the best speakers of Arabic are those who live deepest in the wilderness/de

1.0b - Preface to Quranic Arabic Grammar for Beginners

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  وَكَذَلِكَ أَنْزَلْنَاهُ حُكْمًا عَرَبِيًّا  (And thus, We have revealed it as an authority in Arabic) Ar-Ra'd 13:37 This is a complete book on Arabic Grammar, from Alphabets to advanced subjects on Nouns, Verbs, and Particles. The menu is provided in the sidebar. The menu also includes items for improving your vocabulary, like the top 100 Nouns and Verbs used in the Qur'an with meaning. Later in the third book top 300 Nouns and Verbs with all Particles used in the Qur'an are listed. This will help you read and understand the Traditions (Ahadith) in their original form. Your comments and sharing are crucial to propagating the message of Islam, especially to Muslims, for them to understand their Deen, so please take time to write your comments on pages you like on the entire blog in any language you desire. Please like and follow if you benefit from the content. Please feel free to point out any typos or grammatical errors, so I can fix them. Also, ask any questions, and

1.1/1.2/1.3 - Alphabets/Vowels

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     Alphabets and Vowels اَلْحُرُوْفُ الأَبْجَدِيَةُ /اَلْفَاظٌ al-Huroof-ul ab-ja-di-ya-tu / Al- faa-zun Section 1.1 - Arabic Alphabets اَلْأَبْجَدِيَةُ الْعْرَبِيَّةُ ( al-abja-di-ya-tul ara-bi-yya )    Trans-literation key   Harakah   Harakah name transliteration Transliteration alphabets  َ Fathah a as in ha ِ Kasrah i as in sin ُ Dammah u as in uno ً Tanween Fathah an as in undo ٍ Tanween kasrah in as in sin ٌ Tanween dammah un as in uno اْ Alif/hamzah aa وْ waaw oo يْ yaa ee ْ Saakin/ Jazm ‘ عُلْ / اُلْ ul For (ا) ul as in full/   For (ع) 'ul and 'u are pronounced from thethe  back of the throat اَلْ/عَلْ al For (ا) al as in hull/   For (ع) 'al and 'a are pronounced from back of th

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