Abbreviations and Acronyms

Abbreviations and Acronyms

Meaning

CA

Colloquial Arabic

ECA

Egyptian Colloquial Arabic

LCA

Levantine Colloquial Arabic

MSA

Modern Standard Arabic

n.

noun

v.

verb

f.s.

feminine singular

m.s.

masculine singular

f.s.2

feminine singular with second person (أنتِ)

m.s.2

masculine  singular with second person أنتِ)

LM

Literal Meaning (word for word meaning)

IM

Intended Meaning

Before reading this book, please keep in mind the following:

When there are no vowels like damma, kasra, fatḥa ( تَشْكِيل، حَرَكَات ) on the last letter of the word, it is considered a sukon ْ.