Arabic 319: Explanation of Alfiyyah ibn Maalik

Welcome to Arabic 319: Explanation of Alfiyyah ibn Maalik 

In this course, students will study the famous 1,000 line poetry entitled “Alfiyyah ibn Maalik” in the sciences of Arabic Grammar (Nahw) and Morphology (Sarf) by Muhammad bin Abdullah bin Maalik at-Taa’ee al-Jayaani al-Andalusi ad-Dimishqi 672 AH (Allah have mercy on him). This 1,000 line work is a summary of a larger poem he authored entitled, “Al-Kaafiyah ash-Shaafiyyah” which consists of around 3,000 lines.

Understanding this text is essential in order to attain proper understanding of the Quran and Sunnah.

📚Resources used for this course: 

We will use notes taken from our scholars in Makkah. We will also share benefits from the following explanations:

Awdah al-Masaalik by Ibn Hishaam, al-Maqaasid ash-Shaafiyah by Abu Ishaq ash-Shaatabi, Sharh Ibn Aqeel & its commentary by al-Khudary,  Sharh Muyassar by Abdul-Aziz al-Harbi, Sharh al-Makudi, Sharh ibn Uthaymeen, Dalil as-Saalik by Abdullah Fawzan, As-Sabbaan’s commentary on Ashmuooni’s explanation, Ibn Naadhim, ibn Jazari, al-Maraadi, and Al-Eini.

The explanation of the course will be clear and easy to follow in shaa Allah. This course is taught in English in order to help students ease their way into the text. Arabic explanations are all over the internet and widely available for those who seek it.

📝 Prerequisites: In order to sign up for this course, one must have enrolled in either our Arabic 310 (Nahwu) & 311 (Sarf) courses or Arabic 314: al-Ājurrūmiyyah course.

✅ Available parts:

Part 1: lines 1-105 (completed)

Part 2: live classes TBA, in shaa Allah.

🕰 Course Duration: (Part 1) 18 classes, roughly 1 hour per video

Part 2 (TBA)

🖥 All parts are/were live classes and recorded. For those completed parts, students will view the recordings and complete the course at their own pace.

📌 There are gender separated private telegram groups where students will be able to ask questions and submit homework

💵 Course fee: $50 USD (per available part) (Kindly include your name and telegram number with country code in the notes section. Or contact us to confirm payment via whatsapp/telegram)

🖋 Instructor: Abu Awzaa’ee Abdus-Salaam, Umm al-Quraa University 🕋



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