20 questions for: Graeme Andrews (#8)

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…

Graeme Andrews

 The man who coded the perfect desktop-app for Lane’s famous Arabic-English Lexicon 

Google Translate’s camera mode now recognizes Arabic

You can talk to Google Translate because Google understands Arabic much better! Google Translate will convert your speech into text and instantly translate it. And if you don’t wanna talk to Google, then use your phone’s camera. Google Translate now can process images with Arabic texts and decode Arabic. Just take a picture of any Arabic text and mark what you want Google to translate into English.

The first app (Android/iOS) that really knows how to conjugate Arabic verbs

The Arabic verb system is very logical, however, there are exceptions as in any language. The conjugation rules are based on 14 major conjugation patterns with 182 subtypes. Since the underlying system is totally different from English, beginners often struggle to conjugate verbs.

Now, there is help.  A great app called CAVE  (مَغارَة), available for Android and iOS.