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See also: arabic
From Latin arabicus, from Arabia + -icus, from Ancient Greek Ἀραβία (Arabía), ultimately from the Arabic عَرَب (ʕarab).
Arabic (not comparable)
- Related to the Arabic language.
- 2008, Abdallah Nacereddine, To Be Oneself: The Tragicomedy of an Unfinished Life History, →ISBN, page 342:
- One day my UN students asked me, "Which is the Arabic country where the best Arabic is spoken?" I quickly replied, "Bosnia." They exclaimed, "But Bosnia is not an Arab country!"
- Of, from, or pertaining to Arab countries or cultural behaviour (see also Arab as an adjective).
- 2012, Deborah Youdell, “Intelligibility, agency and the raced–nationed–religioned subjects of education”, in Intersectionality and "Race" in Education, →ISBN, page 202:
- White chalk on the fascia board above the Arabic-food stall reads "Lebanon" and "Lebs rule".
- The adjective Arabic is commonly used in reference to language, and in traditional phrases such as Arabic numeral or gum arabic. Its use is controversial and often deprecated in reference to people or countries, where the adjective Arab is preferred.
of, from, or pertaining to Arab countries or cultural behaviour
- A major Semitic language originating from the Arabian peninsula, and now spoken natively (in various spoken dialects, all sharing a single highly conservative standardized literary form) throughout large sections of the Middle East and North Africa.
- The Aramaic-derived alphabet used to write the Arabic, Persian, Pashto, Urdu, and Uyghur languages, among others.
(language): Classical Arabic, Modern Standard Arabic
- Wiktionary’s coverage of Arabic terms
- Appendix:Arabic Swadesh list for a Swadesh list of basic vocabulary words in Arabic
- Arabic edition of Wiktionary
- Arabic language on Wikipedia.Wikipedia
- Appendix:Arabic script
Arabic (plural Arabics)
- A variety of the Arabic language.
- 2004 April 22, Peter T. Daniels, “Taiwanese and their language”, in soc.culture.china (Usenet):
- Classic Arabic didn't "turn into" the various Arabic vernaculars. There is disagreement over whether the range of spoken Arabics all have a single ancestor (seems unlikely), but Classical Arabic is a somewhat artificial creation based on at least two dialects.
- (proscribed) An Arab
- ISO 639-1 code ar, ISO 639-3 code ara (SIL)
- Ethnologue entry for Arabic, ara , a macrolanguage including:
- Ethnologue entry for Algerian Arabic, arq
- Ethnologue entry for Algerian Saharan Arabic, aao
- Ethnologue entry for Babalia Creole Arabic, bbz
- Ethnologue entry for Baharna Arabic, abv
- Ethnologue entry for Chadian Arabic, shu
- Ethnologue entry for Cypriot Arabic, acy
- Ethnologue entry for Dhofari Arabic, adf
- Ethnologue entry for Eastern Egyptian Bedawi Arabic, avl
- Ethnologue entry for Egyptian Arabic, arz
- Ethnologue entry for Gulf Arabic, afb
- Ethnologue entry for Hadrami Arabic, ayh
- Ethnologue entry for Hijazi Arabic, acw
- Ethnologue entry for Libyan Arabic, ayl
- Ethnologue entry for Mesopotamian Arabic, acm
- Ethnologue entry for Moroccan Arabic, ary
- Ethnologue entry for Najdi Arabic, ars
- Ethnologue entry for North Levantine Arabic, apc
- Ethnologue entry for North Mesopotamian Arabic, ayp
- Ethnologue entry for Omani Arabic, acx
- Ethnologue entry for Saidi Arabic, aec
- Ethnologue entry for Sanaani Arabic, ayn
- Ethnologue entry for Shihhi Arabic, ssh
- Ethnologue entry for South Levantine Arabic, ajp
- Ethnologue entry for Standard Arabic, arb
- Ethnologue entry for Sudanese Arabic, apd
- Ethnologue entry for Sudanese Creole Arabic, pga
- Ethnologue entry for Ta'izzi-Adeni Arabic, acq
- Ethnologue entry for Tajiki Arabic, abh
- Ethnologue entry for Tunisian Arabic, aeb
- Ethnologue entry for Uzbeki Arabic, auz
- “Arabic”, in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, Springfield, Mass.: G. & C. Merriam, 1913, →OCLC.
- English terms derived from Arabic
- English terms derived from the Arabic root ع ر ب
- English terms derived from Latin
- English terms derived from Ancient Greek
- English 3-syllable words
- English terms with IPA pronunciation
- English terms with audio links
- English lemmas
- English adjectives
- English uncomparable adjectives
- English terms with quotations
- English proper nouns
- English nouns
- English countable nouns
- English proscribed terms