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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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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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Arabic Proverbs الأمْثال العَرَبيّة Part Two Posted by on Mar 24, 2021

In the previous post, we looked at a number of Arabic proverbs الأمْثال العَرَبيّة and their meanings. In this post, we’ll continue reading and listening to more proverbs and also read in Arabic about how people tend to come up with sayings that express a certain تَجْرِبة experience, عاطِفة/إحساس feeling, فِكْرة thought, etc., and the…

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Arabic Proverbs الأمْثال العَربِيّة Part One Posted by on Mar 17, 2021

In this post, I thought we’d read, listen, and ponder نتأمّل a number of Arabic proverbs أمثال عربية. As I have mentioned in previous posts that include Arabic poetry الشِعْر العَرَبي, as an Arabic language learner, one can gain a deeper insight into the richness of the language and its culture when experiencing its literature…

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