THE CJKI ARABIC VERB CONJUGATOR
نظام لتصريف الأفعال العربية
The CJK Dictionary Institute (CJKI) is proud to present to the world the ultimate tool to master the complexities of the Arabic verb system: the CJKI Arabic Verb Conjugator, or CAVE for short, for the iOS platform.
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CAVE is an interactive Arabic-English conjugator that provides exhaustive coverage of linguistically accurate conjugation paradigms for over 1,700 Arabic verbs. It has been designed from the ground up to be a highly effective learning aid that stimulates a desire to learn, and comes packed with a rich set of features such as
- instant access to over 410,000 inflected forms
- Arabic and Roman input modes for maximum flexibility
- concise English translations for all conjugated forms
- all-new testing mode with filtering options
- a precise romanization system that indicates word stress
- a functionally designed user friendly interface
- clearly pronounced high-quality audio for all Arabic words
- immediate access any inflected form without knowledge of roots
- search for verbs in Arabic script, Roman script, or English
- highly effective learning aid that stimulates a desire to learn
CAVE is based on the author's (Jack Halpern) decades of experience in learning fourteen languages and in developing popular learning tools and dictionaries, including a beautifully designed Arabic learner's dictionary that provides a full understanding of basic Arabic words. The developers of CAVE have spared no effort to ensure that looking up verb paradigms is not only quick and easy but also enjoyable.
CAVE puts at the user's fingertips a wealth of detailed information on every aspect of Arabic verb conjugation. In fact, Arabic teachers have praised CAVE as a powerful learning tool that is likely to revolutionize Arabic pedagogy for both native and non-native speakers alike.
See also the CAVE brochure and a detailed document with help screens.
A unique feature of CAVE is the use of CARS romanization
, a new system for accurately indicating pronunciation, including word stress (á
)and neutralized vowels (a̱
are useful since different particles are used for different tenses, e.g.لَنْ
in لَنْ أَكْتُبَ lan ʾáktuba
'I will not write' but لَا
in لَا أَكْتُب la̱ ʾáktubu
'I don't write'.
The Verb Info Screen
provides detailed grammatical info and English meanings on each verb in large, easy-to read fonts.
The functional user interface
gives access to grammatical info, audio, filters for negatives, plurals, English/Roman script, same-category verbs, and more.
The Root Input Mode
allows input of the verb's root
in Roman or Arabic scripts to display all the verbs derived from that root.
The Tense Selector
allows the user to select and display the conjugation paradigm for the desired tense
The list of verbs of the same category
is convenient for comparing verbs that conjugate in an identical manner.