Arabic is usually written without vowels (tashkeel). The website Forvo can help you to find the correct pronunciation of Arabic words and names.
The Arabic word hundred is written مِائَة – but pronounced like مِئَة (me'a). Why is that?
The first frustrating experience of many Arabic students is usually the moment when the teacher turns Al-Jazeera or Al-Arabiya on.Most of the time, teachers have to pause after each sentence and ask which words were actually understood. But there is hope: a great audio option on al-Jazeera.
The word Allah (الله) is a special word in many ways. Especially the correct pronunciation can be tricky if you don't know the rules. Here is how it works.
You may have noticed that the Arabic word for ten عشر doesn't always get the same vowels. Therefore, it is pronounced differently.