As a result, it may difficult or impossible to determine whether a given coronal consonant is phonemically emphatic or not, especially in dialects with long-distance emphasis spreading.Retrieved "Reviews of Language Courses".Because most case endings are noted using final short vowels, which are normally left unwritten in the Arabic script, it is unnecessary to determine the proper case of most words.

Among non-Arab Muslims, translations of the Quran are most often accompanied by the original text.However, there have been studies reporting some degree of comprehension of stories told in the standard variety among preschool-aged children.Classical Arabic is the liturgical language.8 billion Muslims, and Modern Standard Arabic is one of six official languages of the United Nations.

Only one of the last three syllables may be stressed.However, in accents with no emphatic allophones of /a/ (e.g., in the Hejaz the pronunciation aj or äj occurs in all situations.