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Any Ideas for Learning to Type on Arabic Keyboard?

I have a phone that allows me to pick the language that I can type in. Arabic has so many letters and I have trouble remembering where they fit in a word and how to add the little symbols on top of the letters. I know how to read some Arabic, but since the letters can change form, it is difficult to type them. Any suggestions for learning how to type words? Anyone else having the same issues?

February 1, 2020



what you have to write are consonants and long vowels - don't bother with diacritics - arabs don't write them - to learn where every consonant or long vowel is - write them on a sheet of paper with the keyboard classification :

ج ح خ ه ع غ ف ق ث ص ض ط ك م ن ت ا ل ب ي س ش د ظ ز و ة ى ر ؤ ء ذ

memorize them as they were words like this

جَحَخَ هَعَغَ فَقَثَ صَضَ طَكَمَ نَتَا لَبَيَ سَشَ دَ ظَ زَ وَ ةَ ى رَ ؤُ ءَ ذَ

after that begin to practice - write anything - no matter if it has a meaning or not - try for example to write geographical names

Good Learning!


Are diacritics the circles and lines above the letters? And thanks a lot! I might have more questions so be ready ;)


Yes diacritics are anything that you put on or under a letter - You're welcome! Ask whatever you want - Here is the link to some of my posts : https://forum.duolingo.com/comment/36174515 here is a link to a post about diacritics : https://forum.duolingo.com/comment/36303199


Thanks a lot! If you ever need help with Spanish let me know! Spanish is my second language!


for Persian and Urdu and Arabic we write هکذا نکتب فی کل من الالسنه وحاسوبنا فیه الفابیت او حروف هجا ونرجوا الخیر للجمیع والفوزوالنجاح فی دولینجو.


Thank you guys for the tips! I have finally found a resource that teaches me the Arabic alphabet! Now I can use that app and your suggestions to help me with my Arabic! Thanks!!! :D

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