If you see a Hamza at the end of the word, you have to watch out. In the example of the Arabic word for “sky”, it has to do with the last root letter.
The Arabic Collections Online are offering 10,000 Arabic ebooks across 6,000 subjects – for free. And it is legal.
Episode #9 of my series “9273 roots”: 20 questions for the woman who processes the futility of war through Arabic poetry: Widad Nabi.
Google Translate is great – but unfortunately not for Arabic. There is a very good alternative: the extension called Arabic Dictionary.
Episode #8 of my series “9273 roots”: 20 questions for the man who coded the best desktop-app for Lane’s Arabic-English Lexicon: Graeme Andrews.