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The Meaning Behind "As-Salaamu 'Alaykum"

The Islamic greeting "as-salaamu 'alaykum" literally translates to "Peace be upon you", written in Arabic as ٱلسَّلَامُ عَلَيْكُمْ‎ and pronounced [as-salāmu ʿalaykum]. Muslims use this greeting whenever first meeting with one another, upon entering ...
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7 Tips to Prepare for Ramadan 2021 (Pandemic or Not)

Last year, as Ramadan was approaching, we were still in a state of confusion. Would the mosques be open? Would there be taraweeh (night prayers during the month of Ramadan)? The words "Ramadan" and "pandemic" had never been paired before. At least no...
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[FREE DOWNLOAD] Weather in Arabic Flashcards

Seasons, natural disasters, temperature...

Climate and weather vocabulary is always useful when learning a new language, from using it as an ice breaker to describing your environment. It can be especially interesting to know as you converse with native Arabic speakers, since many weather conditions you might be used to are rare - if they even exist - in many Arabic-speaking countries. Learn how to say "snow", "fog", "frost" and 60 other weather-related terms in Arabic with our FREE Weather in Arabic Flashcards! Perfect language tool for children and adults alike.

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Between Praise and Gratitude: The Meanings of Hamd & Shukr

Between Praise and Gratitude: The Meanings of Hamd & Shukr Three Words for 'Praise': Hamd vs. Thana and Madh There are three words that have the g...
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The Blessings of Friday

Friday is a special day for Muslims and there are many blessings associated to it. We have gathered here a few ahadeeth (prophetic narrations) and aya...
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Focusing the Heart in Prayer: A Beautiful Benefit of Learning Arabic

In his great seminal work, Ihya Ulum al-Din (Revival of the Religious Sciences), the luminary scholar Imam al-Ghazali discusses some of the deeper and...
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[FREE DOWNLOAD] I SPY My Arabic Alphabet | Level 2

A fun game to improve recognition skills with the Arabic alphabet! 

Here is the Level 2 of our FREE "I SPY My Arabic Alphabet" game! Continue to help your child (or yourself :)) learn Arabic and build their recognition skills with the Arabic alphabet with this fun activity! More levels to come insha'Allah :) 
Did you miss Level 1? Click here!

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Tajweed Rules: Stopping & Pausing Signs in the Quran

In previous blog posts, we explained the importance of tajweed rules and why learning tajweed is essential in mastering Quran recitation. We went over the most common mistakes that are done when reciting the Quran, and the first one is making in...
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[FREE DOWNLOAD] I SPY My Arabic Alphabet | Level 1

A great way to learn the Arabic alphabet! 

Download our FREE "I SPY My Arabic Alphabet - Level 1" to help your child (or yourself :)) learn the Arabic alphabet with fun! This game will make recognizing each letter a breeze, insha'Allah! And stay tuned for the next levels insha'Allah :)

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[FREE DOWNLOAD] Politics Flashcards

Do you want to talk politics in Arabic? 

Politics is a theme that is always present in newspaper, on TV and in conversations, especially when it's election time! Download our FREE Politics Flashcards to build your Arabic vocabulary on this topic!

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