Basic Arabic: A Grammar and Workbook by Waheed Samy, Leila Samy

By Waheed Samy, Leila Samy

Basic Arabic: A Grammar and Workbook comprises an obtainable reference grammar with similar routines in one volume.

This ebook provides fifty one devices, masking the main grammar issues which scholars may anticipate to come across of their first yr of studying Arabic. Examples and routines are supplied all through, permitting scholars to enhance and consolidate their learning.

Key beneficial properties include:

  • Clear, obtainable format
  • Many beneficial language examples
  • Jargon-free factors of grammar
  • Abundant workouts with complete solution key
  • Subject index

Clearly provided and straightforward, Basic Arabic is a perfect grammar reference and perform source for either newbies and scholars with a few wisdom of the language. it truly is appropriate for either category use and self reliant research.

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I) ii) ‫ﺍﻟﺰﻭﺟﺔ‬ a) ‫( ﻣﺮﻓﻮﻉ‬nominative) b) ‫( ﻣﻨﺼﻮﺏ‬accusative) c) ‫( ﻣﺠﺮﻭﺭ‬genitive) ‫ﺍﻹﺫﺍﻋﺔ‬ a) ‫( ﻣﺮﻓﻮﻉ‬nominative) b) ‫( ﻣﻨﺼﻮﺏ‬accusative) c) ‫( ﻣﺠﺮﻭﺭ‬genitive) 45 iii) 10 Noun type words: syntactic function, case name, and case marking ‫ﺍﻟﺼﺒﺎﺡ‬ a) ‫( ﻣﺮﻓﻮﻉ‬nominative) b) ‫( ﻣﻨﺼﻮﺏ‬accusative) c) ‫( ﻣﺠﺮﻭﺭ‬genitive). C When I visit the family during the weekends we eat dinner and watch TV together. ‫ﺷﺎﻫﺪَﺕ ﺍﻟﺤﺎﺩﺛﺔ ﻓﻲ ﺍﻟﺘﻠﻔﺰﻳﻮﻥ ﺛُ ّﻢ ﻗﺮﺃَﺕ ﻣﻘﺎﻟﺔ ﻋﻨﻬﺎ‬ i) ii) 46 ‫ﺍﻟﺤﺎﺩﺛﺔ‬ a) ‫( ﻣﺮﻓﻮﻉ‬nominative) b) ‫( ﻣﻨﺼﻮﺏ‬accusative) c) ‫( ﻣﺠﺮﻭﺭ‬genitive) ‫ﺍﻟﺘﻠﻔﺰﻳﻮﻥ‬ a) ‫( ﻣﺮﻓﻮﻉ‬nominative) b) ‫( ﻣﻨﺼﻮﺏ‬accusative) c) ‫( ﻣﺠﺮﻭﺭ‬genitive) iii) ‫ﻣﻘﺎﻟﺔ‬ a) ‫( ﻣﺮﻓﻮﻉ‬nominative) b) ‫( ﻣﻨﺼﻮﺏ‬accusative) c) ‫( ﻣﺠﺮﻭﺭ‬genitive) Exercise: case name E The two friends met in the evening and had dinner, then went into the “Shuruuq” bookstore where Mustafa bought a magazine and Mahmoud bought a book.

The nouns are therefore definite nouns that do not accept the ‫ ﺗﻨﻮﻳﻦ‬diacritics. ) book is on the chair ‫ﻚ ﻋﻠﻰ ﺍﻟﻜﺮﺳﻲ‬ َ ُ‫ﻛﺘﺎﺑ‬ ‫ﻛﺘﺎﺑُ ُﻜ ﱠﻦ ﻋﻠﻰ ﺍﻟﻜﺮﺳﻲ‬ Exercise: possessive pronouns ‫ﺍﻟﻤﻠﻜﻴّﺔ‬ ‫ﺿﻤﺎﺋﺮ‬ Exercise 1 Fill in the blanks below with the Arabic noun and possessive pronoun suffixes that correspond to the underlined English words. The first answer is offered as an example. Glossary Word ‫ِﻛﺘﺎﺏ‬ ‫ﺑَﻴﺖ‬ ‫َﺳﻴّﺎﺭﺓ‬ ‫ﺷﻘّﺔ‬ Meaning Gender a book m. a house m. a car f. an apartment f. a) Whose book is this?

Subject markers: perfect verbs Independent pronoun ُ ... ‫ـﺖ‬ َ‫ ـﺖ‬... ‫ﺃﻧﺎ‬ َ‫ﺃﻧﺖ‬ ‫ﺖ‬ ِ ‫ ـ‬... ‫ﺖ‬ ِ ‫ﺃﻧ‬ َ ... ‫ ــَﺖ‬... ‫ﻫُﻮ‬ ‫ِﻫﻰ‬ Dual 34 Possessive pronoun: noun suffixes Object pronoun: preposition suffixes Object pronoun: verb suffixes Subject markers: imperfect verbs Subject markers: perfect verbs ‫ ـ ُﻜﻤﺎ‬... ‫ ـ ُﻜﻤﺎ‬... ‫ ـﻬُﻤﺎ‬... ‫ ـﻬُﻤﺎ‬... ‫ ـ ُﻜﻤﺎ‬... ‫ ـ ُﻜﻤﺎ‬... ‫ ـﻬُﻤﺎ‬... ‫ ـﻬُﻤﺎ‬... ‫ ـ ُﻜﻤﺎ‬... ‫ ـ ُﻜﻤﺎ‬... ‫ ـﻬُﻤﺎ‬... ‫ ـﻬُﻤﺎ‬... ‫ ﺍ‬...

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