Share this entry

Mahfouz, Naguib Line breaks: Na¦guib Mah|fouz
Pronunciation: /mɑːˈfuːz/

Definition of Mahfouz, Naguib in English:

( 1911–2006), Egyptian novelist and short-story writer. He was the first writer in Arabic to be awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature (1988). Notable works: Miramar (novel, 1967).

Definition of Mahfouz, Naguib in:

Share this entry


What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources