Articles and Arabic resources.


  • – search several Arabic dictionaries and Lane’s Lexicon.
  • – One of the most popular resources, since it has Hans Wehr searchable and Lane’s Lexicon, among a number of other dictionaries. All are scanned pages.
  • – Useful for a quick search or finding a root.
  • – Has several languages of both Arabic > language and language > Arabic.
  • – Useful resource for breaking down the Qur’an and some grammar lessons. Great for beginners.
  • – Useful for quickly finding word definitions in the Qur’an, ‘irab search, and some basic tafsir.
  • – Great Arabic resource for studying the Qur’an, including ‘irab, tafasir, qira’at, dictionaries, and more.

Learner and Beginner

  • DreamWorldWide Sarf Textbook – One of the best resources for learning sarf and irregular sarf. This website has a number of other useful resources for learners.

Blog Posts on Arabic

Arabic Blog Posts

What Does “Ameen” Mean?

﷽ وصلى الله على سيدنا محمد وعلى آله وصحبه وسلم Introduction At the end of reciting surat al-Fatiha in prayer and after supplications (du’a), we say “amin/ameen.” What does this word mean? Apparently this word is a Semitic word, perhaps originates from Hebrew, and is not an Arabic word and is not found in the…

Meanings of Kalla

The particle kalla كلاَّ, like most particles (ahruf) in Arabic, has multiple meanings and usages. Here insha’Allah I’ll translate 4 of them from alMaany’s online dictionary. Particle that provides dissuasion, rebuke/reprimand, and and disapproval. It is permitted to stop on it or begin after it.{كَلاَّ سَنَكْتُبُ مَا يَقُولُ} “Nay! We will record what he says…”…

Tahqiq fi Kalimat al-Quran al-Karim

This Shi’a Arabic dictionary is quite an interesting resource when delving further into the Arabic language. Sunnis also refer to his dictionary for deeper elaboration on words. Hasan al-Muṣṭafawī looks into the original word and its application to various resources used in his interpretation of the meaning. Source: You can buy a…