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‘Somebody once said that every Arabic word means itself, its opposite or a camel.’  The professor I was trying to impress…

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Word of the day غامَرَ
overwhelming; immense; tremendous
10 tricky pronunciations
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10 tricky pronunciations

 

Recently we learned – if we were in any doubt – that Nike want their name pronounced Nikey (or, to put it in the International…

Is Arabic a single language?

We take a look at the language situation in the Arabic-speaking world.

Oxford Dictionaries Arabic

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(1881–1975)

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Why learn Arabic?
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Why learn Arabic?

 

To celebrate the launch of our new Oxford Arabic Dictionary (in print and online), the Chief Editor, Tressy Arts, explains…

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Which everyday English words came from Arabic?

 

To celebrate the launch of our new Oxford Arabic Dictionary, we're taking a look at English words of Arabic origin. Using…

Oxford Arabic Dictionary

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