La Mashrabiyya – مشربية Attraverso design, tradizione e sostenibilità

La mashrabiyya مشربية anche chiamata shanshūl (شنشول) o rūshān (روشان), è un elemento architettonico tradizionale del mondo arabo usato sia negli edifici pubblici, sia nelle residenze private, fatto di grate lignee in grado di garantire il benessere termo igrometrico interno. Questo particolare elemento architettonico funge da finestra, si tratta più esattamente una griglia inserita traContinua a leggere “La Mashrabiyya – مشربية Attraverso design, tradizione e sostenibilità”

Mashrabiyya – مشربية Tradition, Design and Sustainability

A mashrabiyya مشربية or oriel windows, also called shanshūl (شنشول) or rūshān (روشان), is a traditional arabic architectural element used in public buildings and residences. It replaces the role of a window made with the purpose to see outside and preserving the indoor privacy at the same time. It protects the living space and alsoContinua a leggere “Mashrabiyya – مشربية Tradition, Design and Sustainability”

Lesson 5 – Possessive Pronouns

The Arabic language uses suffixes to express possession, adding it at the end of the words. It happens also in some European dialects and languages. Every suffix changes with each person. In Arabic language there is any possessive pronoun as “my”, “Mein” “mon” “mi” “mio”. They just add a suffix at the end of theContinua a leggere “Lesson 5 – Possessive Pronouns”

Introduction – Personal Pronouns

The personal pronouns in Arabic are distinguished by female or masculine in the singular person, by the female, masculine and dual form in the plural. Arabic language consists of 12 personal pronouns.   Download the pdf version below and build step by step your Arabic book!

Lesson 4 – Verb Conjugation

The Verb to Write, KATABA, كَتَبَ The verb Kataba means literally “he wrote”, which is the infinitive form of the verb “to write”. The lessons about verbs conjugation start with the Past Tense. SINGULAR: كَتَبْتُ   katabtu   I wrote   كَتَبْتَ katabta you (masculine) wrote كَتَبْتِ katabti you (feminine) wrote كَتَبَ kataba he wroteContinua a leggere “Lesson 4 – Verb Conjugation”

Lesson 3- The Root S-L-M

                                                      جذور  كلمةالسلام Welcome to the roots of the Arabic word Islām Salām, سَلاَم, is a Proto-Semitic term, used in the ancient Middle East meaning ‘peace’, before the coming of the Prophet Muhammad. This word has become one of 99 names of the Prophet, peace upon him, as-Salām. Solomon, Süleyma, Absalom, Selim, Salma,Continua a leggere “Lesson 3- The Root S-L-M”

Introduction – The root of the word

How does it work? The Arabic language is an extraordinary surprise to beginners because of its structure, phrase construction and the root of the words. Vowels and consonants play a fundamental role in the meaning of words, that we couldn’t expect. The words are based on what we will call the scheme of the word,Continua a leggere “Introduction – The root of the word”

الطبق العربي

اللغة العربية : القصة اللغة العربية لغة منتشرة في العالم و يتمني كثير من الناس أن يتعلمها و لكن من اين تنحدر أصول تلك اللغة؟ تنحدر اللغة العربية من اللغات السامية مثل العبرية و الآرامية و الأمهرية، لا يمكن تحديد وقت محدد لنشأة تلك اللغة و لكن يقول النقاد أنها ظهرت في القرن التاسع قبلContinua a leggere “الطبق العربي”