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Arabic proverbs about Cats! Posted by on Aug 9, 2021

Welcome to a new post مرحبا بكم في مدوّنة جديدة! Yesterday was the National Cat Day يوم القطط العالمي . On this occasion, and due to that fact that I’m a big cat fan ;), I dedicate today’s blog post to talk about some popular Arabic proverbs (in Standard & Vernacular Arabic) that use cats…

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Song: “A piece of my heart” حِتَّه من قلبي Posted by on Aug 2, 2021

Welcome to a new post  🙂 مرحبا بكم في مدوّنة جديدة. I have a new song for you today , a recent one that got released by the great Emirati singer – Hussain El Jassmi. It seems like every summer, he keeps delighting يستمر في إسعاد his audience جمهوره  with a new song أغنية/surprise مفاجأة (You can…

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Arabic Song about keeping dignity (3) Posted by on Jun 11, 2021

Welcome to the second part of this log post series where we talk about common expressions around the concept of dignity الكرامة, in Arabic. Please refer back to the first and second part of this blog post to read more about the concept in Arabic and some of the common vernacular proverbs that Arab speaking…

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Arabic expressions about keeping dignity (2) Posted by on Jun 4, 2021

Welcome to the second part of this blog post where we’re still talking about the concept of dignity مفهوم الكرامة  in Arabic, and learning some vocabulary around it. In the last blog post, we started learning about the word dignity itself and how it used in Arabic. We then studied a set of 3 proverbs…

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Arabic expressions about keeping dignity (1) Posted by on May 28, 2021

In today’s post, I would like to focus on the concept of dignity الكرامة in Arabic and how it’s talked about in the Arabic-speaking world. This 3-part post will look at a number of proverbs and everyday expressions/phrases that are used in spoken Arabic. In the first two parts, the focus will be several proverbs…

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