Who wrote the first Arabic dictionary?

Al-Khalīl ibn ’Ahmad al-Farāhīdī (الْخَلِيل بن أَحْمَد الْفَراهِيدِي), a gram­marian who was born in 718 (100 AH) in present-day Oman. But that was not his only achievement…

20 questions for: Sirine Demarchkie (#10)

Lisān al-‘Aarab (لسان العرب), the famous dictionary of Classical Arabic, contains 9273 roots (and 4,493.934 words). A huge playground for people who are passionate about Arabic such as…

Sirine Demachkie

سيرين دمشقية

 The woman who writes books for bilingual kids (Arabic-English) 

20 questions for: Widad Nabi (#9)

Lisān al-‘Aarab (لسان العرب), the famous dictionary of Classical Arabic, contains 9273 roots (and 4,493.934 words). A huge playground for people who are passionate about Arabic such as…

Widad Nabi

وداد نبي

 The woman who processes the futility of war through Arabic poetry