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Ar·a·bic

 (ăr′ə-bĭk)
n.
A Semitic language originating in the Arabian Peninsula that since the 7th century ad has come to be the principal language of a wide area of the Middle East and North Africa. Modern spoken Arabic consists of many different, often mutually unintelligible dialects, and a modified form of classical Arabic is used as the language of education and administration across the area.
adj.
Of or relating to Arabia, the Arabs, their language, or their culture.

Arabic

(ˈærəbɪk)
n
(Languages) the language of the Arabs, spoken in a variety of dialects; the official language of Algeria, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, the Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, and Yemen. It is estimated to be the native language of some 75 million people throughout the world. It belongs to the Semitic subfamily of the Afro-Asiatic family of languages and has its own alphabet, which has been borrowed by certain other languages such as Urdu
adj
1. (Peoples) denoting or relating to this language, any of the peoples that speak it, or the countries in which it is spoken
2. (Languages) denoting or relating to this language, any of the peoples that speak it, or the countries in which it is spoken
3. (Placename) denoting or relating to this language, any of the peoples that speak it, or the countries in which it is spoken

Ar•a•bic

(ˈær ə bɪk)

n.
1. a Semitic language that in its classical form reflects the speech of Arabia at the time of Muhammad: now spoken in a variety of dialects over much of North Africa, the Sahara, and SW Asia. Abbr.: Ar
adj.
2. of or pertaining to Arabic.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.arabic - the Semitic language of the ArabsArabic - 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
Adj.1.arabic - relating to or characteristic of ArabsArabic - relating to or characteristic of Arabs; "Arabic languages"
Translations
اللغة العربيةاللُغَة العَرَبِيَّةعَرَبِيّ
arabštinaarabskýarabský jazykarabská číslice
arabisk
araba
arabiaarabialainenarabi-
arapskiarapski jezikarebicaarabica
arabískaarabíska; arabískir tölustafir
アラビア語アラビア語の
아라비아 사람아라비아의
arabiški skaitmenys
arābu-arābu cipari
arabsko
arabiskarabiska
ที่เกี่ยวกับอาหรับภาษาหรืออักขระอาหรับ
ArapArapçarakamArap rakamları
thuộc nước/người/tiếng Arabtiếng Arab

Arabic

[ˈærəbɪk]
A. ADJárabe
B. N (Ling) → árabe m
C. CPD Arabic numerals NPLnumeración fsing arábiga

Arabic

[ˈærəbɪk]
adj [script, literature, music] → arabe
narabe mArabic numerals nplchiffres mpl arabes

Arabic

nArabisch nt
adjarabisch; Arabic numeralsarabische Ziffern or Zahlen; Arabic studiesArabistik f

Arabic

[ˈærəbɪk]
1. n (language) → arabo
2. adjarabo/a, arabico/a

Arabic

(ˈӕrəbik) : Arabic numerals
1,2 etc, as opposed to Roman numerals, I,II etc.

arabic

اللغة العربية, عَرَبِيّ arabský, arabština arabisk arabisch αραβικά, αραβικός árabe, arábigo arabi-, arabia arabe arapski arabo アラビア語, アラビア語の 아라비아 사람, 아라비아의 Arabisch araber, arabisk arabski, język arabski árabe арабский, арабский язык arabisk, arabiska ที่เกี่ยวกับอาหรับ, ภาษาหรืออักขระอาหรับ Arap, Arapça thuộc nước/người/tiếng Arab, tiếng Arab 阿拉伯的, 阿拉伯语
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