العراق

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Etymology[edit]

From the root ع ر ق (ʿ-r-q). It's one of the Arabic country names, which requires the definite article اَل (al-).

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

الْعِرَاق (al-ʿirāqm, f

  1. Iraq

Usage notes[edit]

  • Unlike the majority of country names الْعِرَاق (al-ʿirāq) is usually a masculine, rarely feminine.

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References[edit]

  • Wehr, Hans (1979), “عرق”, in J. Milton Cowan, editor, A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, 4th edition, Ithaca, NY: Spoken Language Services, ISBN 0-87950-003-4