The Arabic Language: Its Amazing History and Features

Back in 2013 I produced one of the strangest videos on YouTube: a video about Arabic in Japanese with English subtitles and me teaching an arabic lesson to Japanese viewers at the end. Lots of people were bewildered. Today, I’m going to try again. Hello everyone, welcome to the Lang Focus channel and my name is Paul. Today’s topic is the Arabic language or “al Arabiya” as it’s called in arabic. Arabic is the fifth most widely spoken language in the world with 293 million native speakers, and 422 million speakers in total. It’s an official language in 26 countries. That doesn’t mean it’s the majority language in all of those countries, but it’s one of the official languages. It is also one of the six official languages of the United Nations, and as the language of the Quran – the holy book of Islam – it is also the liturgical language of 1.7 billion muslims around the world. Most of those people don’t speak Arabic but many have some knowledge of arabic for reading, and for reciting prayers and religious study. Speaking about Arabic can be confusing, because there are many different varieties of the language. One of the main varieties is the classical arabic of the Quran. This is considered by many to be the most perfect form of Arabic, and some say it’s the only true Arabic, because it was the language in which God revealed the quran to Muhammad. Then there’s Modern Standard Arabic, which is the form of Arabic used as an official language today. It’s the modern form of literary arabic which was based on the classical Arabic of the Quran, but with some adaptations and a greatly expanded vocabulary to make it more suitable for modern times. It’s not exactly the same as classical Arabic, but both of them are referred to by Arabs as “Al-Fusha”, meaning “eloquent speech”. Modern Standard Arabic is the language of books, media, education and formal situations, but not as the language of everyday speech. For everyday speech, Arabic speakers use their local dialects – or “Amiya” – Which can differ quite significantly from country to country, and even from one place to another within a single country. Arabic is a semitic language. Arabic and other Semitic languages like Hebrew, Aramaic, and Phoenician all developed from the same proto-semitic language. Arabic forms one branch of Central Semitic, while another branch of Central Semitic includes Hebrew, Aramaic, and Phoenician. Old Arabic. Numerous Semitic languages related to Arabic were spoken in Arabia between the 13th and 10th century CE, but they don’t have features that would classify them as Arabic. The earliest evidence of people referred to as “Arab”, is in an Assyrian inscription from the Eighth Century Bce. But, it just mentions the Arabs. It doesn’t give any examples of their language. From the 6th century BCE to the 4th century CE we have inscriptions showing evidence of an early form of Arabic. Some of those inscriptions are written in that early form of Arabic, and others are written in Aramaic, but show some influence from Arabic. Those inscriptions consist mostly of proper names, so they don’t give us an awful lot of information about what the language was like. The earliest inscription that is unmistakably Arabic is from the 1st Century BCE, and was found at Ein Avdat. It’s an Aramaic inscription, but it contains three lines of Arabic. Another inscription was discovered at An-Namaara, 120 kilometers southeast of Damascus, dating back to 329 CE. The language of this inscription is nearly identical to classical Arabic as we know it, even though these inscriptions are unmistakably written in Arabic, They are not written in the Arabic script, but rather the Nabataean script, which derived from the Aramaic script. But there are also inscriptions from the 4th and 5th century CE that are written in a script that’s more like Arabic. It’s generally thought that the Arabic script developed from the Nabataean Script, and these inscriptions might be written in a script that’s somewhere between those two. Classical Arabic Before the beginning of Islam, there were numerous dialects of Arabic spoken around the peninsula, but there was also a common literary language used among the different tribes for poetry, a koine, which was a compromise between the various dialects. The pieces of Poetry written in this literary koine are the earliest examples of classical Arabic. The Quran was written in the 7th century when muslims believe that the Quran was revealed to Muhammad by the angel Gabriel, and then it was written down over a 23-year period. At the time the quran was written, there were seven dialects of classical Arabic, the Quran was written in all of them. But the Quraishi version became the standard upon which the text of today’s quran is based. The differences are in pronunciation, not in vocabulary or grammar. The Arabic of the Quran is similar to that of the pre-Islamic classical Arabic poetry, but not exactly. Beginning during the life of Muhammad, and continuing into the eighth century, the Islamic conquests spread the Arabic language into new faraway lands. After the Islamic conquests, there was an important need to standardize the language, because vast numbers of people were beginning to speak it. The script was made more practical, new vocabulary was created, and the grammar and style of prose was standardized. Neo-Arabic and Middle Arabic While classical Arabic was being standardized as a written language, local dialects of Arabic also emerged in the cities of the Arab Empire. These dialects did not descend directly from classical Arabic, but rather from pre-islamic Arabic dialects or from a single Arabic “koine”, which was the common language of conquering Arab armies. These new dialects were also influenced by the original languages of areas that were conquered. The dialects of the Levant and Mesopotamia were influenced by Aramaic. The dialects of the Maghreb were influenced by Berber. The dialects of Egypt were influenced by Coptic, and so on. The early centuries of these newly-emerging dialects are referred to as neo-Arabic. Even though classical Arabic was standardised, not everybody could write it perfectly. Writing that contains features of both classical Arabic and neo-Arabic or dialects, is referred to as middle Arabic. “Middle” doesn’t refer to a time period But rather these texts were somewhere in the middle between classical and colloquial. Modern Arabic Over the centuries the neo arabic dialect continued to evolve into [the] modern colloquial dialects of today, but literary arabic remained relatively constant because the arabic of the quran was always seen as the ideal Arabic to imitate and this probably had a conservative effect on the dialects limiting them from changing too much after Napoleon entered Egypt in 1798 the Arab World entered a period of greater contact with the West the influx of new Western concepts required the arabic language to be updated in the early 20th century regional academies of the Arabic-language began a process of language reform focused Mainly on Expanding and updating the languages vocabulary these updates culminated in what is now known as modern Standard arabic? Diglossia Arabic is well known for its state of diglossia Arabic speakers used two distinctly different Forms of the language in parallel for different purposes modern Standard Arabic is not learned by anyone as a native language But it’s used in reading and writing in Media on children’s TV shows and in formal speeches while the colloquial dialects are used almost universally For daily conversation as I mentioned [before] there’s quite a lot of variation amongst arabic dialects how well two speakers Understand each other depends on the geographic distance of their dialects as well as exposure many arabic speakers have told me that Speakers of the Middle Eastern dialects really have no trouble understanding each other and that the main trouble comes in understanding the Maghrebi dialect Especially Moroccan but these days with the spread of cable TV and the internet people are being exposed to a wider range of dialects on a more regular basis which helps people understand different dialects more and of course there’s also alpha Ska Modern Standard Arabic when speakers of significantly different dialects communicate with each other they can switch [to] Modern Standard arabic Or they can adjust their speech to make it more formal and literary and similar to Modern Standard arabic But not exactly another common way [for] native speakers to bridge the dialect gap is to use something called the white Dialect which is a more formal version of dialectal speech that uses features that are common to most of the different dialects But it leaves out features that are limited to specific dialects this is essentially a modern arabic coin a sowhat’s arabic like Let’s take a look at some features of Arabic focusing on Modern Standard Arabic the Script the Arabic Script is written from right to left and Consists of letters that imitate handwriting most letters join to the letter that comes after them however [a] few letters remain disjoint the letters that join have two forms one short form at the beginning or in the middle of words and Another long form at the end of words or when the letter is by itself The Arabic Script is an abjad meaning that each letter represents a consonant And that short vowels are not really and that long vowels and diphthongs can be ambiguous How can we read Arabic without vowels well can you read this? Here the short vowels are not written and the others seem somewhat incomplete But we have a hint about what the vowels are this is kind of like reading arabic But arabic has more predictable vowel patterns than English so it’s easier to guess also Arabic can be written with [hodduk] [ad] which are extra diacritic markings that indicate the short vowel sounds These are generally only used in texts that are really important to pronounce perfectly like the quran or poetry or children’s materials Phonology, Arabic has a number of consonant sounds which are surprising or challenging for speakers of many other languages for example? ha as in the word Salines meaning golf Then there’s pause as in the word column pen this is like a [que] but pronounced further back in your throat Then there’s the letter ha like in the word par meaning hot Wine some say [that] this is similar to the french r sound for example the word orifice meaning room Arabic also has a number of in phatak consonants for example. There’s scene Which is like the regular s sound in English, but there is also [saab] Which is an emphatic s as in the word [fuzzy] meaning small also notice the [sign] in the middle To make this sound you have to keep your tongue close to the roof of your mouth if you want to try it Position your mouth as though you are going to say a k and hold that position Then make an s sound instead go ahead try it saw saw There are three other emphatic consonants – an emphatic tall dog and Zhou? Morphology Arabic words are mostly constructed from three-letter roots or sometimes for and these letters are then inserted into templates Consisting of a fixed vowel pattern and some structural continents if you know the root letters you can identify the core meaning of the word and If you know the template you know what type of word it is Let’s take the root ha ha [Jean] which means to go out or to exit and let’s put it into this template we get the word maharaj Which is the noun meaning exit like a door you exit through to? This template indicates a place where the action of the route is done if we use the route [Dala] kah Lam which means to come in we get led the hunt which means entrance If we use the route cast that bear we get elected meaning office these kinds of recurring templates help you to know how to pronounce words even when the short vowels are not written if you see the letter Meme followed by three route letters altogether with no long vowels you can guess [that] the word is in this template and Pronounce it with too short a vowels Verbs in Arabic are part of the same system of roots and templates the templates tell us the 10th Person Gender and number of the verb and the Route Provides us the core meaning again Let’s take the route ha ha Jean and pop it into this template here And we get hat Azzam, and we know what this means it’s the past tense third [person] masculine singular conjugation He exited How does I mean Adam, [Edessa]? This means he exited the school Now put the root into this template how let’s do this means I exited this Suffix here indicates past tense first person singular [are] still me get elected? this means I exited the office if We put it into this template [yeah], so it means he exits. This is the present tense template [yes], what was only elected this means he exits the office Resumed means they exit saya who’s una Manera [negative] this means They will exit the office the sentence is in [the] future tense to change the present tense to the future tense You simply add the suffix [sap] to the beginning of the present tense template sap is used for near future and a separate particle [sofa] is used for the more distant future arabic has no other verb tenses only past and present and future Which uses the present tense conjugation? This semitic system of roots and templates is really quite intuitive once you get used to it and it’s quite ingenious if you ask me word order Modern Standard arabic is a Vso language by default as opposed to arabic dialects which are Mainly Svo Yet [looser] Roger Lavinia the means the man is studying arabic. Here’s the verb the subject and the object These are the definite article al but before certain letters the [lam] or the L sound assimilates to the following letter So Al dajjal becomes [our] [rajala] This is the basic word order But Svo is also possible in a sentence with a pronoun Vso is not possible for example and a sofa a druce Al arabiya this means I will study arabic in the future you can’t say south a drisana [Al] [arabiya] You can either say it with the pronoun first or with no pronoun just sofa, [Drusilla], Ravinia Because the verb conjugation tells us that this is the first person singular so we don’t need the pronoun Cases one aspect of Standard Arabic is cases there [are] three cases in Arabic nominative genitive? And accusative and nouns take special endings to show their function in the sentence Let’s take the word [Khattab] which means book in nominative. It’s [t] Tableau in generative it’s Keypad be in accusative it [kitada], Al [Khattab] [we’ll] Valdez ooh this means the excellent book the noun key tab is in the nominative and the adjective is also Inflected to agree with the noun and an upper al-Khattab and this means I am reading a book Here key tab is in the accusative, and it’s indefinite the end sound at the end here indicates that it’s indefinite What if’ will get a b this means the author of the book here key tab is in the genitive case? These case endings are not used at the end of a sentence But only when the word is followed by something the form at the end of a sentence without a case ending is called the puzzle form These case endings are often not [used] in Modern Standard Arabic They’re generally only used in prepared texts or prepared speeches two more sentences – Louie all except this means I usually don’t work on Saturday word-for-word it’s usually no I work day the Saturday that is the negation particle used for the present tense Armen is the verb for work and its root is ein. Meme lem and this is the first person singular present tense young and [acept] [Irani] Dafa so together they mean the day of Saturday Yadava is a construction of two nouns side by side to show possession Fun fact the word Sabbath comes from the Hebrew word Shabbat which is related to this arabic word Sabbath Seth would say you’re a tienen victim this means. I’ll drive my car to the office word for word. [‘it’s] will I drive my car to the office remember saw is added to the present tense verb to form the future food Contains the verb off wow Dal and this is the first person singular present tense conjugation? saya Fe is the word Saya with a possessive suffix meaning my at the end and when a Suffix is added the letter hat becomes @ @ Allah is a preposition showing direction the L here or the lamb is the definite article. [L] but the a sound or the aleph assimilates [to] the preceding long a as You can see arabic is a fascinating language with lots of interesting features from its script to its Phonology to its root and template system It’s a language that often seems intimidating to learners But that’s partly because modern standard arabic materials are aimed at reading and writing and grammar rather than on communication materials for learning Arabic dialects tend to be more fun and communicative The question that’s asked over and over and over is what form of arabic should I learn a dialect or modern Standard arabic? in my opinion It’s important to learn some modern Standard Arabic either before you start to learn a dialect or at the same time But if you know some modern standard arabic it will help you to make sense of different dialects that you encounter and it will help You to understand different registers [of] speech even when [people] are speaking in their dialects, but if your main goal is communications then I don’t think it’s necessary to learn to speak Modern Standard Arabic at a high level [and] That brings me to the question of the day [two] native speakers of Arabic and to learners of Arabic alike What do you think which form of arabic is the best to learn Modern Standard Arabic or a dialect? 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100 thoughts on “The Arabic Language: Its Amazing History and Features

  1. انا مغربي، عشت طفولتي في اسبانيا و تعلمت الفصحى في اسبانيا، اللغتان اللتان اتكلم بهما في حياتي اليومية هن الدارجة المغربية مع عائلتي و الإسبانية بالشارع.

  2. مرحبا بكم مع أم اللغات
    أي لغة في العالم تحتوي على كلمات اصلها عربي
    يعني كل لغات العالم تفرعت منها
    مثلا كلمة barbecue
    في الأصل bar_be_cue
    البر بي كيو نقرأها بالمقلوب تصبح
    كوى بي البر
    أي شوى في البر. وهكذا

  3. I am Egyptian , If you want to learn Arabic don't start with Accents just learn classical Arabic it's Amazing and all Arabs know it

  4. The word "prairie", which means in English a large open area of grassland. In Arabic we say "Baraari" which has the same definition as in English language. Unlike "Sahraa" which means a large open area of sands (desert).

  5. 5:42 You scared the shit out of me here!!!
    لقد اخافني وجهك كثيرا بهذا المقطع!!

  6. Well I speak the most difficult dialect. Only a few Arabs understand it if they're not from Morocco. I guess one day I'll learn how to read and write the standard Arabic

  7. You need to inform the subscribers that Langfocus videos are addictive for language enthusiasts…

  8. أفضل الفصحى و أقصي الهجات او ما يسمونه بالعاميات

  9. انا متحدث لغة العربية الفصحة وانا من سوريا وانصحكم بتعلم اللغة العربية الفصحة وايضا تعلم اللهجة السورية لانها الاسهل والاكثر انتشارا بين العرب 🙁

  10. I am an Arabic person I speak both msa and dialect Arabic language and its better to learn the msa cuz all Arab peoples in different countries can understand you and you can understand them.. For the dialect there is a lot of different ways to speak and every country has a specific arabic dialect language (SAD) and in some countries like Saudi Arabia there are many ways to speak dialect with special words depending on the zone of the area (east, west, middle, north, south) there are 2 types call it ba'ddo or ha'dar (gypsies or citizens) speaking arabic with different special words and ways.. And also that applies to the other countries as well.. This is not meaning we can't understand each other but we can use the similarities in most of arabic words to understand each other.. So, imo I see the msa is better and more easy to use for speaking in any Arabic country with 99%..
    And for al-fus-ha there are to types
    Qur'an fus-ha which is considered the highest level of classic arabic (deep words with harakat specifically for qur'an) and the normal fus-ha with light or no harakat with the same words but easy to read..
    For example:
    (الصَّلَوٰةَ، الزَّكَوٰة، الحَّيَوٰة) in qur'an
    (الصلاة، الزكاة، الحياة) in normal fus-ha
    Both is the same meaning (prayer, zakat, life) but qur'an fus-ha is more higher level as a holy words..

  11. بداية اللغة العربية في ( الجزيرة العربية – دول الخليج واليمن ) فقط وهم العرب الحقيقيين
    أما بقية الدول هم متحدثون للغة العربية ، وذلك بعدما فتح أجدادنا بلادهم وأدخلوهم الإسلام وعلموهم اللغة العربية فانتشرت اللغة العربية في الشرق الاوسط
    اللغة العربية : عرق وثقافة ولغة وأهلها هم : سكان شبه الجزيرة العربية فقط

  12. اللغة العربية الفصحى جميلة ويظهر جمالها في الشعر العربي الفصيح والنثر والعامي ايضا جميل ولكن ليس بجمال اللغة العربية الفصحى .
    وهذا عن جمال اللغة للشاعر "ناصر الفراعنة" تستطيع قراءته بالطول والعرض :

    ألوم صديقي وهذا مُحال
    صديقي أحبه كلام يُقال
    وهذاو كلام بليغ الجمال
    مُحال يُقال الجمال خيال

  13. احمد الله انا جايب في الخريطة السودان كلها موحده

  14. انا عربية و لهجتي العربية الفصحى مثل وجهي🌚💔⁦✋🏻⁩⁦✋🏻⁩

  15. عربية من العراق (السلام عليكم) أفتخر بلغتي العربية

  16. انا كمان..طالب من المريخ احب اللغة العربية. حطوليي لايك

  17. أصبح الكثيرون يتحدثون العربية
    Many people speak ( Arabic).

  18. If you cannot decide whether to start learning MSA or a dialect, ask yourself 1) what is the purpose for you to learn Arabic? and 2) which are you more likely to be interested in learning? Let those questions inform your decision.

    I have been learning Arabic for a few months now and this video was actually quite helpful! I have been learning Levantine dialect (Syria/Palestine/Lebanon/Jordan, all quite similar) but am also trying to learn a bit of the grammar of MSA.

    I find it interesting that Arabs nearly always tell me and other learners to learn MSA instead of dialects. I understand the logic of this, but personally, MSA seemed so intimidating I dont think I would have stuck with it. Whereas learning a dialect has been much more interesting and engaging from the start.

    I recently started a job at an Arabic TV station in the UK and straight away I recognised dialect words and phrases being spoken, and I can speak a little as well. Knowing MSA would help me understand the newsreaders, but I much prefer learning to converse with my colleagues in their dialect. Fortunately they all mostly Syrian, Filistine, Lebanese, plus a few Iraqis.

    I am also interested in maybe moving to the company's Beirut studio in the future, so I shall continue to prioritise learning the local dialect. As you can see, for me, learning MSA would be valuable but not essential.

    So pick one based on your goals and you can always learn the other at a later time 🙂

  19. يجب تعلم الفصحى اولا كي تستطيع التواصل مع جميع متحدثي اللغة العربية ومن اجل ممارسة الشعائر الاسلامية ايضا

  20. You can't really "learn" Arabic dialects because it doesn't have grammar and vocabulary is different from place to place. The only way to learn it is by listening to people and try to speak with them , so it depends on time and of course it's much easier and faster to learn.
    To answer you question, I believe it's better to learn formal Arabic.

    Excuse my English.

  21. I don’t actually speak Arabic but I am a Muslim and I can read the Quran easy.I believe in Allah too and in profit Muhammad.

  22. I'm a native Arabic speaker from Iraq , and this is an amazing video, with totally right information,
    Thank you so much شكرا جزيلا
    وسلام عليكم
    Peace from God be upon you

  23. It is reported that Ibn Shubrumah – Allâh have mercy on him – said, “Men have never worn a garment more beautiful than Arabic Language.”

  24. “Learn Arabic, for it strengthens the intelligence and increases one’s noble conduct " Umar Ibn Al Khattab, (al-murû`ah).

  25. Watching this for thousand time even Im native speaker . My advise is learning the classic would help at first then choose the dialog based on people or country you are in or with.

  26. No way!! We speak somali 🇸🇴 language only not arabic
    we study arabic for knowldge coz we r muslim and is th language of the glrs Quran

  27. الفيديو يحتوي معلومات مغالطة ، نحن لا نستند بتأصيل اللغة العربية للقرآن فقط فالعربية كانت قبل القران بعقود من الزمن ، بل القران نفسه يحتوي من الالفاظ ماهو أعجمي و ليس عربي و معرّب ، اصل اللغة العربية في بطون الكتب القديمة التي قبل القران و معلقات العرب و القران ماهو إلا امتداد لذلك

  28. I speak English, French, Spanish and Arabic, i think Arabic is the most beautiful.

  29. Modern Standard Arabic is a good start then you can move unto dialects; once you learn MSA it becomes easy to understand dialects; but when you learn dialect it becomes harder to relate to other dialects

  30. As a Yemeni, I was only able to speak Yemen Arabic, I can’t,/ have a hard time understanding other dialects such as Saudi’s or Egypt’s

  31. انا عربي و شكرا على هذه المعلومات القيمه .
    معظمنا من العرب لا نهتم بالقواعد و الإعراب( يعني الاعراب شرح القاعده المستخدمه في او مكان الكلمه و هل هي منصوبه َ بالفتح َأو مكسوره ِ بالكسر ِ أو مضمومه ُ بالضم ُ الخ …..) لأنه صعب جدا جدا جدا 😂

  32. Although I was born in America and mostly speak English at home, I have lived for most of my life in Pakistan, where my parents live, and over here the national and standard official languages are English (being a former British colony), and Urdu, which springs from Old Turkish, Sanskrit, a local language: Prakrit, Persian, and Arabic, so it's writing and sounds were not that foreign to me at all when I tried learning it, and also, being a Muslim who has studied and read the Qu'ran, I have extensive experience with reading, writing, and pronouncing Arabic. Thanks for the video!

  33. في اغلاط في الشرح من ناحية تاريخ اللغة.

  34. القرآن لا يمثل اللغة العربية الفصحى 🤚
    Quran doesn't represent Arabic fusha language 🤚

  35. اصل العالم يعود إلى العراق
    لانه اول بلد يخترع الكتابه و شرح القوانين
    في العالم كله

  36. I think … learn standard one … it is more useful in arabic countries and other … as native speaker I think that is more difficult according you …

  37. I'm interested in Judaism, and for me, knowing other Semitic languages is helpful to better understand the nature of Semitic languages that influenced Jewish scripture.

  38. Arabic letters are an "Abjad". You mean, Alef-Beit-Gimmel-Daled? The first 4 Hebrew letters – from another language in the same family?

  39. In Bilblical Hebrew, the Harakrat is called "Nekudah". You can find it in any prayer book.

  40. السلام عليكم

    بالنسبة لي أرى(كمتحدث أصلي للعربية) تعلم اللغة العربية الفصحى أفضل ما يمكن ان تقوم به مهما كان هدفك، فهذا سيسهل عليك تعلم اللهجة.

    والسلام عليكم ورحمة الله وبركاته

  41. أنا من تركيا و أعرف الفصحى.
    و معظم طلاب الأتراك يتعلمون العربية.
    اللغة العربية مهم جدا لكل المسلمين و كل المسلم يجب أن يعرف العربية بالفصحى.

  42. Arabic is a language rich in meanings or the meaning of another language extracted or raw

  43. I think modern standard Arabic is much more important than individual dialects.

  44. أهلاً وسهلاً بكم .. أنا عربي من سوريا
    اللغة العربية فعلاً صعبة جداً على غير الناطقين باللغة العربية .. ولكن لا شيئ مستحيل مع وجود الارادة الحديدية .. بالتوفيق لكم جميعاً
    اللغة العربية الفصحى تختلف تماماً عن اللهجات العامية ولكل دولة لهجة مختلفة بل لكل مدينة وأحياناً لكل حي لهجته الخاصة
    من أكثر اللهجات وضوحاً لدى الجميع هي لهجة مصر ولهجة سوريا وأصعب اللهجات والتي يصعب فهمها حتى على العرب أنفسهم هي لهجات الجزائر و تونس والمغرب العربي.

  45. والحشا اذا بتقعدوا ألف سنة تتعلموا العربية وبعدها تنزلوا عالجزائر أو المغرب لحتى يقرقعوكم قرقعة ههههه
    بدي قص ايدي اذا حدا من هالطلاب الي عم يتعلموا العربي رح يفهم شي من هالكلام 😂

  46. In this vedio i knew alot Of information about my languea i wasnt know It befor. i want to thak you very much for this useful report. From egypt

  47. ابسط واسهل طريقة لتعلم العربية هي تعلم قراءة الصحف اليومية

  48. as a native speaker of the language, and having dealt with different arabic nationalities and arabic accents, i think it's best to learn the modern classical to a point where you can read the news for example, at the same time you have to communicate with people, so my recommendation is to aim to learn the dialect arabic language of the middle east, as it is the closest version of arabic to the classical, and is actually understood by all arabs (and non arabs for that matter)
    p.s. thank you for the awesome video, loved it

  49. لوبنان!!! مرحاضان انا ماكي سوريرتو بيليكا يكا

  50. the roots of the arabic arabic language lies in the aramaic language .. ( welcome to fertile crescent area by sumerians )

  51. If he focused on Arabic of Quran and the correct way to read and pronounce words in quran you'll go crazy , it take years to perfectly read quran .

    Any arab person can read Quran as a book but it have rules that's different than arabic grammar, the symbols ( the little lines over and under words ) is different in Quran and Quran have 5 times more symbols than arabic Grammer ,

    That doesn't mean you can't read Quran, if you're an Arabic person or if you can understand and read Arabic you can understand and read most of Quran but not in correct way,

    The Quran readers who sound nice ( the pros ) have perfected the quran arabic .

    And if you are interested the art of Quran reading correctly called ( tajweed )
    And in arabic countries there's colleges you go to and you get a degree in reading quran .

    It's way more complicated than Arabic Grammer but the good news is you only need it if you planning to read arabic version of Quran otherwise it's not used anywhere else.

  52. Great work and very interesting details 🌹
    I am Arabic but I study English 😊

  53. I'm learning arabic actually.
    My mother and father speak Kabyle ( language from Amazigh Algerian ) and also dialect Arabic from algeria and Arab from Quran.
    I already know amazigh and some algerian arabic dialect, but it is very important to know Quran Arabic, especially if u want to well understand Quran.

  54. عَقَدَ : intention
    عِقْد : necklace
    عَقْدٌ : contract
    عَقْد :decade
    عُقَد :knots
    عَقَّدَ : complicate
    عَقَدَ :ties
    The same word takes more meanings depending on its location of the sentence

  55. I speak Arabic which is my native language, English and French.In my opinion, we should learn MSArabic first, bcause more universal than dialects.

  56. I can help samone want learn Arabic but no Arabic because I want learn speak English too.

  57. I think learning the Modern standard Arabic (MSA) first and then the dialect (the dialect will be easier to learn then)..

  58. لكل من يدعي ان اللغة العربية لغة سهلة فأنا اريد ان اقول له

    حتى نحن العرب لا نفقة من لغتنا الا القليل جداً
    والسبب هو صعوبة اللغة العربية

    والمعلومة التي يجهلها الكثير من الناطقين باللغة العربية
    وهي : ما سبب نزول القرآن الكريم باللغة العربية ؟
    الجواب ببساطة هو أن اللغة العربية لغة علمية رياضية منطقية بحتة بمعنى أن يستحيل حل المسائل في الرياضيات بدون قوانين رياضية وكذلك الفيزياء وكذلك اللغة العربية ايضاً غير قابلة للتحريف على الإطلاق إذا تم الإلتزام بالقواعد نحواً وصرفاً ، قراءً وكتابةً ، نطقاً و سماعاً والقرآن الكريم ملتزم بجميع ما ذكر في الأعلى لدرجة الإعجاز ، والإعجاز اعلى درجة في سلم الصعوبة مع مرتبة الشرف في استحالة التحريف
    يجب الإلتزام بالقواعد والنحو والصرف عدا ذلك فهو ليس لغة عربية

    الر كِتابٌ أُحكِمَت آياتُهُ ثُمَّ فُصِّلَت مِن لَدُن حَكيمٍ خَبيرٍ
    سورة هود الآية(١)

  59. العربي فخور جدا بلغته العربية و اذا شاهد اجنبي يتكلم باللغة الفصحى سيحترمه و يقدره حتى انه يبالغ في ذلك لان العربي يقدس لغته و يحترم من يتكلم بها فاذا اراد الاجنبي حصول على احترام المواطن العربي عليه تكلم بلغة الفصحى و سيجعل من العربي يشعر بفخر لانه يحب لغته و سيشعر بحرج لانه يتكلم العامية لتحيا اللغة العربية

  60. I speak in the dialect of hasaki in Syria. But in learnt it at home in Holland from my parents so I dont speak classical Arabic or fuSHa. But most of the time when I speak with people of a different dialect they can somewhat understand me, but I can hardly understand them since I'm used to only 1 dialect.

    Amazing video, so much information on an extraordinarily difficult language.

  61. In Arabic from the name of places, you will understand the verb will happen there. For example hospital in English which there is no relation with healing or get better. While in Arabic Mustashfa = hospital which I am an Arab I will recognize the verb Estashfa = asking for healing same for school = madrasa from the verb darasa = study and so on.

  62. Actually, it is an excellent explanation but you put a gap between modern Arabic and the Quran Arabic which are the same because the former is totally dependent on the reserved form in Quran and the modern Arabic can get any new vocabulary especially for the new technology by depending on Morphology.

  63. 4:23 I am from hawazen family 💁🏻‍♂️💛💛

  64. انا عربي من اليمن وأنصح ان تدرس الفصحى وليس اللهجات

  65. للتصحيح كلمة سبت كلمة عربية أصيلة وليست عبرية فعندنا نقول السبات أي الرقود أو السكون ويوم السبت سمي بهذا الإسم لأن بني إسرائيل كانو يستريحون به وعندما عملوا في هذا اليوم عذبوا فلأن الكلمة موجودة في العبرانية ليست مأخوذة منها بل أيضا موجودة في العربية لتقارب اللغتين فكلمة السبت كلمة عربية أصيلة .

  66. Learn the language first , you will be gifted with many stuff ( ex: poetry is so special not like other languages ) , you can communicate with it all over the arabian world , but if you want to live with arabic people you will learn the dialect by practising with them , because there is no other way to learn it .

  67. 506 milion person SPEAKS #ARABIC
    95% of them native #ARABS

  68. أنا عربي
    وأرى أنه يجب عليك تعلم أحدى اللغات العامية فقط لأن الجميع سيفهمك بهذه اللغة العامية وستجد الجميع يراك شخص متقن للغة وأنت أصلًا عندما تتعلم العربية وتشاهد التلفاز ستفهم ماذا يقول المتحدث في التلفاز والدليل على ذلك أجدادنا الذين لا يعرفون العربية استطاعو فهم التلفاز جيدًا بل وحتى الاستمتاع به وفوق ذلك كله العربية العامية أسهل

    عندما تقوم بسؤال أي شخص عربي سيقوم بنسبة ٩٠٪‏ بموافقتي الرأي

    شكرًا لاستمرارك بالقراءة

  69. Greetings from Ireland 🇮🇪
    I've asked this question many times on line and the question has never even got a dislike, never mind an answer so I'm going to going to try it here.
    On street names here in Ireland there are two languages used; Irish and English! If the name has 'crescent' in the title it is called 'corrán' or 'chorráin' . The letter 'Q' came late to my country so we would have spelt it with a 'C'! The similarity to 'Qur'an' 'Corrán' is a little too similar to be ignored. Any language and history scholars in your part of the world have any insight into this?
    Many pharaohs were deemed to be red heads in Egypt but because this area serenades as a tourist trap- even their history has become owned and remains ambiguous as a result or perhaps well protected. My readings have lead me to believe my ancestors travelled extensively. 800 years of occupation would knock the truth out of anybody's past! We're still here though!
    I have often read in the comments: why am I listening to some foreign guy about my own tongue. Truth is that is all he talks about is the word. Its all we have. It is misused so often via propaganda that it is often hard to see the forrest from the trees. Anyway.. I'm open to any theories!

  70. السلام عليكم و رحمه الله وبركاته. انا طالب من كاليفورنيا.

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