Arabic Grammar Rules
By now you should already know that Arabic is read from right to left unlike other languages.
Arabic Sentence Structure
| • Arabic has two style of sentences. Nominal and Verbal.|
• Nominal sentences start with a Noun, and can be made without a Verb or Subject.
• Verbal sentences start with a Verb, and have at least a Verb-Subject sentence structure to them.
Arabic Nouns And Pronouns
| • Arabic Nouns can be Masculine or Feminine which effect how the word is pronounced.|
• The Special character “ta marbuta” is added to indicate if a noun is feminine.
Some feminine Arabic nouns don’t always have the “ta marbuta”
• Inanimate objects are neither masculine or feminine.
• Arabic Nouns can be either Indefinite or Definite
| • Arabic uses only present tense verbs which can be conjugated into other tenses.|
• Modal Verbs don’t exist in Arabic. Neither do indefinite articles.
• Future Tense Verbs can be created by adding sa or sawfa before the verb
| • Adjectives can be either masculine and feminine. Feminine are defined by adding “ta marbuta” at the end.|
• Adjectives only come after the noun they describe.
Learning Arabic grammar rules can be considered the cornerstone of any language and will take some time to learn but creates a sturdy foundation to help you completely learn Arabic in no time. Take the time to let these points soak in, then build on them as you continue your Arabic studies. Good luck, and have fun learning Arabic.