Proverbs - Level 2

pro·verb: a short pithy saying in general use, stating a general truth or piece of advice.

Each Fawakih lesson includes a proverb. Though these are not critical to the lesson, they are a great way to better understand language, values, and culture in places influenced by Classical Arabic language. Many students enjoy memorizing these statements!

DIRECTIONS
For each proverb listed, try to follow these 5 steps:

  1. Read and pick out any words or grammar that you understand (without looking at translation)

  2. Attempt translation

  3. Watch clip and better understand the proverb

  4. Try to memorize it

  5. Share with someone!


Level 2A

Proverb #1 - [6:00 min]

الشَّاهِدُ يَرَى مَا لَا يَرَاهُ الغائِبُ

Proverb #2 - [6:00 min]

إِذا جاءَكُمْ كَرِيْمُ قَوْمٍ فَأَكْرِمُوهُ

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الـمَجالِسُ بِالأَمانَةِ

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اليَدُ العُلْيا خَيْرٌ مِنَ اليَدِ السُفْلى

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مَنْ يُرِدِ الله بِهِ خَيْراً يُفَقِّهْهُ فِي الدِّيْنِ

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لا يُحافِظُ على الوُضوءِ إِلَّا مُؤْمِنٌ

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إِنَّ اللهَ كَتَبَ الإِحْسانَ على كُلِّ شَيْءٍ

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تَبَسُّمُكَ في وَجْهِ أَخِيْكَ لَكَ صَدَقَةٌ

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تَصافَحُوا يَذْهَبِ الغِلُّ

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تَهادَوا تَحابّوا وَتَذْهَبِ الشَّحْناءُ

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الاِجْتِهادُ أَرْبَحُ بِضاعَةٍ

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اِسْتِغْفارُنا يَحْتاجُ إِلى اسْتِغْفارٍ


Level 2B

Proverb #1 - Video coming soon

العِلْمُ بِلا عَمَلٍ جُنُونٌ وَالعَمَلُ بِغَيْرِ عِلْمٍ لا يَكُون 

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العِلْمُ يُؤْتى وَلا يَأْتِي

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الغِنى غِنى النَّفْسِ

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لَيْسَ مِنَّا مَنْ غَشَّنا

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بُعِثْتُ إِلى الأَحْمَرِ والأَسْوَدِ

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مَا قَلَّ وَكَفى خَيْرٌ مِمَّا كَثُرَ وَأَلْهى

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لَيْسَ الـخَبَرُ كَالـمُعايَنَةِ

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إِنَّما الشَّدِيْدُ الَّذِي يَمْلِكُ نَفْسَهُ عِنْدَ الغَضَبِ

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رَجُلٌ يَدرِي وَيَدرِي أَ نَّـهُ يَدرِي...عَالِمٌ فَاسْأَلوهُ

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تَهادَوا تَحابّوا وَتَذْهَبِ الشَّحْناءُ

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رَجُلٌ يَدرِي وَلا يَدرِي أَ نَّـهُ يَدرِي...ناسٍ فَذَكِّروهُ

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رَجُلٌ لا يَدرِي وَيَدرِي أَ نَّهُ لا يَدرِي...جاهِلٌ فَعَلِّموهُ

 
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رَجُلٌ لا يَدرِي وَلا يَدري أَ نَّهُ لا يَدرِي...أَحْمَقُ فَاحْذَروهُ