Definitions

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  • n. Any of the seven partitions of the Qur'an, which can be read in an entire day.
  • n. In the Arabic world, a house or inn used a place of rest, especially by travelers.

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Examples

  • The manzil is a bit different than the bayt (bah-yet; home) because a manzil can be any old manzil, whereas the bayt is the space where you feel most comfortable.

    Arabic for Dummies

  • In many cultures, a manzil is a family's or individual's most prized possession or asset.

    Arabic for Dummies

  • This section covers the key terms to help you prepare and set the table for a wajba ladhiida fii al-manzil (waj-bah lah-zee-zah fee al-man-zeel; a delicious home-cooked meal)!

    Arabic for Dummies

  • For example, to tell someone, "This is the biggest house," you say haadhaa ` akbar manzil (hah-zah ak-bar man-zeel).

    Arabic for Dummies

  • As you know, a manzil consists of ghuraf (roo-raf; rooms).

    Arabic for Dummies

  • At the Office and Around the House In This Chapter Finding a job that's right for you Interacting with co-workers Using the imperative verb form Relaxing in your home f you're like most people living in the modern world, the two places where you spend the most time probably are your manzil (man-zeel; house) and your maktab (mak-tab; office).

    Arabic for Dummies

  • In this section, I tell you all the right words and terms to help you talk about your manzil!

    Arabic for Dummies

  • Often times, it's the largest room in the manzil and is accessible through different ghuraf.

    Arabic for Dummies

  • The ghurfat al-ma'iisha retains its centrality during these festivities, although other parts of the manzil become more significant, such as the ghurfat al-'akl and the bustaan (garden).

    Arabic for Dummies

  • Life at Home If you're like most people, you spend a lot of time at your manzil (man-zeel; house).

    Arabic for Dummies

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  • Futilitycloset.com lists it as "the distance between two stopping places". The webpage also has a neat puzzle related to the word. Check it out.

    January 31, 2014