البحرين

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Etymology[edit]

Compound of the article اَل(al-) +‎ بَحْر(baḥr, sea) +‎ ـَيْن(-ayn) (literally: the two seas). It is one of the Arabic country names that require the definite article اَل(al-).

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الْبَحْرَيْن (al-baḥraynf

  1. Bahrain (a country in Asia)

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References[edit]

  • Wehr, Hans (1979), “بحر”, in J. Milton Cowan, editor, A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, 4th edition, Ithaca, NY: Spoken Language Services, →ISBN