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There are three short vowels in Arabic: a short "u" as in "look"a short "a" as in "can" and a short "i" as in "with". Learning the actual names of the glyphs can actually be misleading so you should focus on the basic sounds and how new sounds are formed.
With growing business opportunities in the Middle East and being the official language in over 20 countries, Arabic is the language that will help you improve your career and job opportunities. In Arabic, the letters always retain their sound.
Write, speak and connect with Arabic native speakers from our community. In Arabic short vowels are generally not written. It merely aims to give you a taste of the Arabic language and solid foundations on which to build.
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When writing Arabic, you need to master three important techniques. Our lessons range from beginner to upper intermediate levels; you can start from any lesson or level.