This book is the first part in the Quranic Linguistics Series. It focuses on Arabic morphology and develops lessons learned in the textbooks Easy Intro to Arabic. It builds a strong foundation for analyzing verb conjugation, verbal sentences, common verb patterns (الأوزان), roots, the seven derivatives and masdar (gerund), through directly dissecting over three hundred Quranic verses as well as hadith. Furthermore, it emphasizes Quranic vocabulary acquisition via patterns and roots.
In this book you will learn:
- Foundations of Arabic morphology & linguistics
- Verb types, doer, object, passive
- Word types
- Masdar & functions
- The Seven Derivatives
- Kaana (derivative of the verb (“to be”)
- Quranic vocabulary
Arabic scholars & teachers consider morphology to be one of the primary disciplines for learning Arabic language. It teaches word patterns, types, derivation, conjugation and other things. It is unique as it enables speakers to derive words based on specific patterns and roots. Therefore, it would be a mistake to teach students grammar without giving them the proper foundation about the basics of morphology.