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Song: And my eyes are wide awake وعيوني سهارى Posted by on Dec 13, 2021

Today’s post is about a song from Libyan Folklore. It’s called وَعْيُوني سَهًارى, which means ‘And my eyes are wide awake’. The version of the song we’re studying today is a ‘modernised’ version نُسْخَة حَدِيثَة of the older version of the song, which was performed by a Libyan singer, called Salaam Qadri سلام قدري. The…

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Song: ‘We love you بِنْحِبِّكْ’ *Egypt مَصْرْ* Posted by on Oct 4, 2021

Today, I would like to share with you a patriotic song. أغنية وطنية, by the iconic Syrian singer – Assala Nasri أصالة نصري. The song is in Egyptian Arabic and was released last summer. Apart from the fact that most Arabs love Egypt, Assala has a special bond with Egypt as she has settled in…

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Keywords around libraries المكتبات Posted by on Sep 6, 2021

Welcome to this new blog post مرحبا بكم في هذه المدوّنة جديدة 🙂 Today, we’re going to learn about the theme of libraries المكتبات and some of the keywords المفردات الرئيسية around them – in Standard Arabic العربية الفصحى. The post will be vocabulary focused.     A library مَكْتَبَة   As may of you…

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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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