Arabicize


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arabicize

(ˈærəbɪˌsaɪz) or

arabicise

vb (tr)
to make or become Arab

A•rab•i•cize

(əˈræb əˌsaɪz)

v.t. -cized, -ciz•ing.
1. (of a language or a linguistic feature) to make Arabic in form.
[1870–75]
A•rab`i•ci•za′•tion, n.
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Moors reacted to this change by trying to Arabicize much of Mauritanian life, such as law and language.
Most of these names are for horses, and after all, people cannot Arabicize their family names and "correct" them.
I would say - and some will take this as a provocation - that we must arabicize French, under one condition: we must do it beautifully, or, in other words, poetically.