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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.
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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
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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.
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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"
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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
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Arabic

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

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

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

(ˈӕrəbik) : Arabic numerals
1,2 etc, as opposed to Roman numerals, I,II etc.
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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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The case of Persian insertions into Arabic has its own unique challenges and is complicated particularly by the fact that many Persian words enter the Arabic lexicon as Arabicized loanwords.
dark skin (the Arabicized Boko Haram and today's Congressional
arabicized abid riz ace benevolent belt eve non catamarans cars ama tan denaturant dart eta nun ejaculated ecad jut ale forebodies feds obi roe gelatinate gane eta lit halogenate hone aga let isomerized imid sez ore legitimate lime eta git memorisers moss ere mir notepapers neps ope tar overeaters orts vee ear philosophy ploy hop ish rereleased read els ree saccharify scry ahi caf temulently tuny elt mel titanesses tass ins tee uraninites unis rit ane wateriness wens are tis David has discovered 58 3-ply 11-letter words.
It is the highly Persianized and Arabicized diction in both the poets that takes some critical effort in the mode of ibrah for the reader to figure out the cultural patrimony that these languages were traditionally supposed to signify subtely replaced by the Romantic cultural package accompanying the onslaught of English colonialism.
At a conference on Thursday, archaeologists Assaf Avraham and Perez Reuven presented an ancient Muslim inscription that refers to the Dome of the Rock on the Temple Mount as "Bait al-Maqdess," an Arabicized version of the Hebrew words for the Temple, Beit Hamikdash.
Since the sixteenth century 'Arabistan had gradually become arabicized, the result of Arabic-speaking tribes such as the Banu Ka'b moving in from Mesopotamia.
Names of famous Greek rulers like Alexander or philosophers like Aristotle and Plato have been Arabicized into (Iskander), (Arastou), and (Aflatoun).
Medieval Islamic authors applied burkan, an arabicized form of Vulcanus, to either Etna or the Lipari Island volcanoes, and this word appears retransformed into the Latinized vulcan in a 13th-century Spanish translation from Arabic.
Since Jibbali is not written, and there is an ongoing wave of modernization exercised by the Omani government to enhance Arabicized economic development (3), Arabic remains to be the language used in writing, worship and formal education for all Jibbali speakers.
Akhfash believes that female Plural on the type of appoint is not Arabicized and the final vowel of an Arabic word is not in the "taa".
Third, Rey ignored the ancient, millennially accepted constellation figures--which remain on classical maps, in legendry, and in Arabicized star names everywhere: the Head of the Kneeler (Rasalgethi), the Tail of the Sea Monster (Deneb Kaitos).