The long vowels

The Long vowels

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Start learning Arabic online Part 5:  The Long vowels Long vowels are derivatives that elongate the main vowels. Seeing as Arabic is a very poetic and musical language, I believe a musical metaphor is in order here! Think of the difference between long vowels and short (main) vowels in terms of a musical beat, and

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The Vowels in arabic

The Vowels

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Start learning Arabic online Part 4:  The Vowels – Arabic has three main vowels. Luckily, they’re very simple to pronounce because they’re similar to English vowels. However, it’s important to realize that Arabic also has vowel derivatives that are as important as the main vowels. These vowel derivatives fall into three categories: double vowels, long

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