Saturday, 15 February 2014

Arabic grammar introduction

Arabic Grammar Introduction – Arabic Grammar Rules

The challenging part of learning any language.. learning Arabic grammar rules! The rules you must follow and understand to properly speak the Arabic language. But don’t worry about how hard learning Arabic Grammar might feel at first. Learning Arabic grammar rules is one of the most effective ways to speed up your ability to speak the language. Keep in mind this is just a basic introduction into understanding how Arabic grammar works.
By now you should already know that Arabic is read from right to left unlike other languages.
Arabic Grammar Rules: Sentence Structure
• Arabic has two style of sentences. Nominal and Verbal.
• Nominal sentences start with a Noun, and can be made without a Verb or Subject.
• Verbal sentences start with a Verb, and have at least a Verb-Subject sentence structure to them.

Arabic Sentence Structure

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Arabic Grammar Rules: Nouns And Pronouns
• Arabic Nouns can be Masculine or Feminine which effect how the word is pronounced.
• The Special character “ta marbuta” is added to indicate if a noun is feminine.
Some feminine Arabic nouns don’t always have the “ta marbuta”
• Inanimate objects are neither masculine or feminine.
• Arabic Nouns can be either Indefinite or Definite

Arabic Nouns Arabic Pronouns

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Arabic Grammar Rules: Verbs
• Arabic Verbs start in present tense verbs which can be conjugated into other tenses.
• Future Tense Verbs can be created by adding sa or sawfa before the verb
• Modal Verbs don’t exist in Arabic. Neither do indefinite articles.

Arabic Verbs

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Arabic Grammar Rules: Adjectives
• Adjectives can be either masculine and feminine. Feminine are defined by adding “ta marbuta” at the end.
• Adjectives only come after the noun they describe.

Arabic Adjectives

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Learning Arabic grammar rules can be considered the cornerstone of the language and will take some time to learn but creates a sturdy foundation to help you completely learn Arabic in no time. Take the time to let these points soak in, then build on them as you continue your Arabic studies. Good luck, and have fun learning Arabic.

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