Arabic-English Transliteration

Posted on: Sunday, November 15th, 2009 1 comments

Today I received an interesting email from a reader of this blog, asking me about software that is capable of converting Arabic text into transliterated Arabic: Dear Max, I know there are online tools where I can enter the word رسول‎ and it will tell me the translation ‘messenger’ but … Continue reading

Arabic Writing

Posted on: Monday, November 9th, 2009 2 comments

Arabic Writing Writing in Arabic is something that many beginning Arabic learners are afraid of. Many simply don’t know how to begin learning the Arabic alphabet and writing system. In this article I give you some tips on how best to approach Arabic writing and how to master it. 1. … Continue reading

Arabic Tattoos – Pick ‘n’ Mix

Posted on: Friday, November 6th, 2009 118 comments

Or: Arabic Tattoo Frenzy Over the last 14 days or so I’ve received quite a few Arabic tattoo translation requests. I was too busy to answer them immediately, but I have not forgotten about them. Here they are… By the way, if you’re really serious about learning Arabic yourself, then … Continue reading