Arabic language


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Noun1.Arabic language - the Semitic language of the ArabsArabic language - the Semitic language of the Arabs; spoken in a variety of dialects
abaya - (Arabic) a loose black robe from head to toe; traditionally worn by Muslim women
mukataa - an Arabic word for headquarters or administrative center; "Arafat was holed up in the mukataa of his West Bank compound"
Semitic - a major branch of the Afro-Asiatic language family
bayat - an oath of allegiance to an emir
Mashriq - Arabic name for the Middle East
shaheed - Arabic term for holy martyrs; applied by Palestinians to suicide bombers
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A recent cabinet decision for the promotion of the Arabic language and culture in Cyprus will serve to transform the island into a bridge of communication between Europe and the Middle East, House president Demetris Syllouris said on Tuesday.
NUR-SULTAN, 6th August, 2019 (WAM) -- A delegation from the Sharjah-based Arabic Language Education Centre for the Gulf States visited universities and academic centres in Kazakhstan.
ISLAMABAD -- The International Islamic University (IIU) has invited applications from students for getting admission in short courses for understanding Arabic language.
Dubai: Teaching the Arabic language is still a challenge for some private institutions in Dubai, according to a recent study carried out for the academic year 2018-2019.
The Arabic Language Department at Georgetown University in Qatar (GU-Q) recently organized a two-day conference titled "Arabic Heritage Education: Pedagogy, Challenges, and Prospects." The international gathering of leading scholars in the field of Arabic language instruction shared ideas and research on the unique learning requirements and teaching strategies for Arabic language students who are already Arabic speakers, or who share a cultural connection to the language, but who are not considered native speakers because they lack proficiency in Modern Standard Arabic.
Ailyn Agonia DOHA QATAR'S Ministry of Foreign Affairs Spokesperson HE Lolwah Rashid al Khater tackled the challenges facing the Arabic language and the responsibility to preserve it during her opening remarks in a public event hosted at the Qatar National Library on Saturday.
Qatar National Library (QNL), in collaboration with the Qatari Literature Initiative, om Saturday hosted a lively public event that discussed 'The Law on the Protection of the Arabic Language'.
1 (BNA): The Emirate of Sharjah will undertake a first-of-its-kind project, compiling the 'Historical Dictionary of the Arabic Language'.
FILE - Mahmoud Fahmy Hegazi CAIRO - 25 March 2019: Minister of Culture Inas Abdel Dayem called for holding a ceremony at the Supreme Council of Culture to honor Mahmoud Hegazi, a professor at Cairo University, for receiving the King Faisal International Prize in Arabic language and literature.
Najah al-Attar stressed the need to confront foreign intellectual invasion that seeks to blot out Arab heritage and roots and the Arabic language in a bid to alienate the nationalist Arab persona.
Riyadh, January 26, 2019, SPA -- The King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz International Center for Arabic Language will hold new courses within its international program, in cooperation with a number of organizations, institutions and universities outside the Kingdom.