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Forming Questions in MSA and Levantine Arabic Posted by on Dec 2, 2020

Questions الأسْئِلة are straightforward in Arabic. There is no special form of the verb used with questions. In this post, we’ll look at the way to form questions in Arabic in both MSA اللُغة العَرَبية الفُصحى and Levantine اللَّهْجَةُ الشَّامِيَّة using the appropriate question words. I have provided examples for practice and audio to help…

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Questions Words in Arabic (1) Posted by on Apr 4, 2018

A question word is a word that is used to ask for information. To ask in Arabic, we use interrogative particles حُرُوْفُ الاِسْتِفْهَام and interrogative nouns أَسْمَاءُ الاِسْتِفْهَام, using Arabic grammatical terms. Combined, they are called أَدَوَاتُ الاِسْتِفْهَام – interrogative particles. The former are used to asked a yes-no questions, while the latter are used…

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