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Arabic Grammar Al Aajrumiyah

Al Aajrumiyah

Is a work of Arabic grammar (syntax). It was written by the Moroccan Berber Abu ‘Abd Allah Sidi Muhammad ibn Da’ud as-Sanhaji (d. 1324). The book covers some basic grammar topics and is an introduction to syntax (Nahw). The videos below are all in Arabic. They are for educational purposes only. We do not necessarily agree with any of the other content/views found on any of these channels.

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Matan Al Aajrumiyah

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Popular Arabic Dictionaries

Popular Arabic Dictionaries

1. A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic by Hans Weir.

Not recommended for beginners but more for use by intermediate and advanced students of Arabic.

2. Al Mawrid Al Waseet Dr Rohi Al Baalbaki.Available as Arabic to English or English to Arabic.

For all levels but mainly beginners and intermediate.

3. The Concise and the Essential Oxford English to Arabic, Arabic to English dictionaries. Printed by Oxford University Press.

For beginners


Lam (لم) makes mudaari’ verbs majzoom.

Lam (لم) makes mudaari’ verbs majzoom.

Majzoom (jazm) means it has sukoon on the last letter; in Arabic grammar, there are four cases–marfoo, majruwr, mansoob, and majzoom.

Mudaari’ verbs can be majzoom–for example, with lam!

Lam is a type of negation; to mean something didn’t happen or take place.

Ex: هو لم يأكل = he didn’t eat (huwa lam ya’kul).

Lisan ul Arab لسان العرب by ابن منظور Ibn e Manzoor (Lisaan al Arab)

Lisan ul Arab لسان العرب by ابن منظور Ibn e Manzoor (Lisaan al Arab).

Lisan ul Arab لسان العرب (Lisaan ul Arab) is the most famous and one of the most comprehensive dictionaries of the Arabic language.

Ibn e Manzoor ابن منظور compiled his book from the material found in 5 books mainly :

Tahdhib al-Lughah by al-Azhari تهذيب اللغة ,

al-Muhkam by Ibn Sidah المحكم ,

as-Sihaah by al-Jawhari الصحاح  ,

Hashiyyat as-Sihaah / Hawaashi by Ibn Barri حاشيات الصحاح / حواشي , and

an-Nahayyah by Ibn al-Athir النهاية في غريب الحديث .

He also used material from some other books. He cites The Qur’an, Hadith, and poetry in explaining the words.


Arabic Vocabulary (Furniture Words)

Arabic words relating to household furniture.

Bed (sareer) سرير
Carpet (sajjaadah) سجادة
Chair (kursee) كرسي
Cupboard (khizaanah) خِزانه
Curtain (sitaarah) ستارة
Desk (maktab) مكتب
Furniture (athaath) أثاث
Seat(maq’ad lil juloos) مقعد للجلوس
Shelf (raf) رف
Table (taawilah) طاولة


Adverbs in Arabic


adverbs of time ظُرُوْف الْوَقْت

yesterday أَمْس
today الْيَوْم
tomorrow غَدا
now الْآَن
then ثُم
later فِيْمَا بَعْد
tonight هَذِه الْلَّيْلَة
right now فِي الْوَقْت الْحَالِي
last night لَيْلَة أَمْس
this morning هَذَا الْصَّبَاح
next week الْأُسْبُوْع الْمُقْبِل
already سَابِقَا
recently مُؤَخَّرا
lately مُؤَخَّرا
soon قَرِيْبا
immediately فَوْرَا
still لَا يَزَال
yet بَعْد
ago مُنْذ

adverbs of place ظُرُوْف مَكَان

here هُنَا
there هُنَاك
over there هُنَاك
everywhere فِي كُل مَكَان
anywhere فِي أَي مَكَان
nowhere لَا مَكَان
home مُنَزَّل
away بَعِيْدا
out خَارِج

adverbs of manner ظُرُوْف مِن الْطَّرِيْقَة

very جَدَّا
quite تَمَامَا
pretty جَمِيْل
really حَقّا
fast سَرِيْع
well جَيِّد
hard الثَّابِت
quickly بِسُرْعَة
slowly بِبُطْء
carefully بِعِنَايَة
hardly بِالْكَاد
barely بِالْكَاد
mostly فِي الْغَالِب
almost تَقْرَيْبَا
absolutely إِطْلاقَا
together مَعَا
alone وَحْدَهَا

adverbs of frequency ظُرُوْف مِن الْتَّرَدُّد

always دَائِمَا
frequently كَثِيْرا
usually عَادَة
sometimes أَحْيَانا
occasionally أَحْيَانا
seldom نَادِرَا مَا
rarely نَادِرا
never أَبَدا

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