Origin of Arabic
Examples from the Web for arabic
Contemporary Examples of arabic
His discourse is now more detailed: submission, which is the meaning of islam in Arabic, gives him a kind of enjoyment.Houellebecq’s Incendiary Novel Imagines France With a Muslim President
January 9, 2015
Even for Arabic dance no one wears a long dress, just a scarf around the hips.
She attends hip-hop and belly dance classes (known as Arabic dance in Iran) just to shine more at parties.
The group puts out most of its statements—on its Twitter feed, or its numerous websites—in Arabic, as opposed to Baluchi or Farsi.
The outlets giving these pronouncements the most airtime are Arabic news stations in the Gulf.
Historical Examples of arabic
In English, French, and Arabic, the reason was announced in neat print.
He was studying the resemblance between Arabic and English words.
That is why, although writing in Arabic, Khalid prefers English.
But according to the Arabic proverb, the jar oozes of its 229 contents.
It was the first time he called her by her first name––an Arabic name which, as a Bahaist she had adopted.
early 14c., from Old French Arabique (13c.), from Latin Arabicus "Arabic" (see Arab). Old English used Arabisc "Arabish." Originally in reference to gum arabic; noun meaning "Arabic language" is from late 14c.
Arabic numerals (actually Indian) first attested 1727; they were introduced in Europe by Gerbert of Aurillac (later Pope Sylvester II) after a visit to Islamic Spain in 967-970. A prominent man of science, he taught in the diocesan school at Reims, but the numbers made little headway against conservative opposition in the Church until after the Crusades. The earliest depiction of them in English, in "The Crafte of Nombrynge" (c.1350) correctly identifies them as "teen figurys of Inde."