Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Belonging to Arabia, or to the Arabian race or language.
- [i. c.] Derived from certain species of acacia growing in Arabia and other eastern countries: as, gum arabic (which see, under gum); arabic acid. See arabin.
- n. The language of the Arabians; a Semitic dialect, belonging (along with the Himyaritic and Abyssinian languages) to the southern branch of the Semitic family, and generally regarded as exhibiting more ancient features than any other Semitic tongue. It is the language of the Koran, the sacred language of Islam, and possesses an immense literature, almost wholly Moslem and later than the time of Mohammed. Many other languages have borrowed largely of its material, from the Persian, Turkish, Hindustani, and Malay on the east to the Spanish on the wast.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Of or pertaining to Arabia or the Arabians.
- n. The language of the Arabians.
- n. the Semitic language of the Arabs; spoken in a variety of dialects
- adj. relating to or characteristic of Arabs
“There are many other Libyan female writers who blog in arabic about lots of subjects and their own ‘emotions’ freely.”
“Documentary films, audio speeches distributed on cassette tape, short films distributed on Youtube or emailed from cell phone to cell phone, lectures by pro-liberal democracy muslims, graphic novels in arabic telling stories of arab liberal democrats fighting authoritarianism and fundamentalism, etc.”
“Presumably the explanation of the significance of the soles of shoes in arabic culture was just in case anyone thought it might have been a compliment. niqnaq says:”
“Yes | No | Report from tom wrote 3 years 14 weeks ago this guy does not appear to be south african. i thought he looked saudi or maybe pakistani. i think he said said "wayn da bab?" translation - "where is the door" in arabic but it might also be that in urdu. clearly, this muttonhead has never fired a rifle before.”
“The price of gum arabic is kept so artificially low that farmers earn more money by simply burning down their acacia trees and selling the charcoal.”
“March 16th, 2009 at 7: 59 pm sry i just know how to write my name in arabic) anyway however my english is very poor but maybe i understand what you talk about. thanks”
“March 16th, 2009 at 9: 29 pm sry i just know how to write my name in arabic) anyway however my english is very poor but maybe i understand what you talk about. thanks”
“March 16th, 2009 at 9: 31 pm sry i just know how to write my name in arabic) my bad english donot help to type here but really thanks. tramadol Says:”
“March 16th, 2009 at 6: 26 pm sry i just know how to write my name in arabic) anyway however in arabic when i read some thing like that i just say “raee” i donot know how to say it in english. thanks tramadol Says:”
“March 16th, 2009 at 5: 32 pm sry i just know how to write my name in arabic) my bad english donot help to type here but really thanks. tramadol Says:”
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