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Let’s Tell Time in MSA and Levantine Arabic Posted by on Oct 28, 2020

In this post, I thought we’d learn how to ask and tell the time in Modern Standard Arabic (MSA) and Levantine Arabic. Of course, you will hear time being said in MSA with speaking clocks, the official radio and television announcements. Otherwise, you will hear time being told in colloquial Arabic. It’s good to be…

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Expressing temporal relationships in Arabic Posted by on Feb 24, 2013

Temporal relationships (العلاقات الزمنية) are the relationships of events in relation to each other according to the time of their occurrence. They are very important in adding coherence to our discourse and making our writing and speech more meaningful. Often when we tell stories or describe steps to do something, e.g. giving instructions, we have…

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Top Ten Arabic Blog Articles Posted by on Dec 31, 2011

Hi friends and Arabic fans ! Today, is the last day of 2011, so we wish you all a Happy New Year. In today’s post I am going to go over the top ten Arabic Blog articles.      1- The first top post was about the Arabic Numbers from 1 – 100 . You can…

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Telling the Time in Arabic Posted by on Sep 29, 2009

What is the time? كم الساعة؟ It is half past ten الساعة العاشرة والنصف Telling the time in Arabic is very easy. We use ordinal numbers with hours, except one o’clock, as follows: One O’clock الساعة الواحدة Two O’clock الساعة الثانية Three O’clock الساعة الثالثة Four O’clock الساعة الرابعة Five O’clock الساعة الخامسة Six O’clock…

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