Arabic Essays

  • Arabic: The Language Of The Arabic And English Language

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    Arabic is the official language in many countries, including Egypt, Iraq, Libya, Saudi Arabia and Morocco. Arabic is also the language of the Koran, so Muslims of all nationalities, such as Indonesians, are familiar with it. There are many Arabic dialects, but there is one version that is taught in schools and used by the media across the Arab world. Arabic is from the Semitic language family, hence its grammar is very different from English. There is a large potential for errors of interference

  • Comparing Islamic and Arabic Architecture

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    Comparing Islamic and Arabic Architecture Works Cited Missing The Hagia Sophia church and the Suleymaniye mosque are separated by a thousand years but are tied together eternally. One representing the achievement of the Christian-Byzantine empire and the other representing the ability of the Islamic-Ottoman empire and its architect Sinan. Two empires that had very little in common other than their architecture and region. In earlier history the Dome of the Rock represented the Islamic empire's

  • Expression of Desires In Arabic Women’s Novels

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    Desires In Arabic Women’s Novels Picking an original and engaging topic that is able to span all five of the very different authors’ novels we examined this semester proved to be a difficult task. Though there are certainly similarities between each book and overlying themes that connect them, ultimately I didn’t want to get tied down into the shifty and unsafe territory of placing novels together solely because one, they are all written by women; or two, they all emerge out of the Arabic world.

  • Study Arabic as a Second Language

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    at Austin teaches many languages which are spoken in Middle East like Turkish, Hebrew, and Urdu, but Arabic is the largest program. Arabic study programs are funded by the government and attached to many schools in the Middle East such as in Egypt and Jordan. It offers bachelor's, master's, and PhD degrees as well as professional certifications, yet the unique PhD program offered is to teach Arabic for non-native speakers. In this department, Kristen Brustad, Mahmoud Al-Batal, and Abbas Al-Tonsi published

  • Arabizi And The Arabic Language

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    used in modern Arabic-speaking countries. It is a system of writing Arabic using English characters, so it is considered a combination of Arabic and English languages. It is mostly used in a text messaging system over the internet and cellular phones, and that is because most of cellular phones did not support Arabic language or Arabic characters. Also, Arabic language was thought of as more difficult to use, therefore this new language was invented. Arabizi is used to replace Arabic writing letters

  • The Influence Of Arabic Language In Amman

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    INTRODUCTION: Oman is located in the continent of Asia and the Arabian Gulf. The main language is Arabic. The spread of Islam is the main reason to speak Arabic in Amman, because Arabic is the main language of Islam and the Koran in Arabic. Also, the site help Oman Omani people to speak Arabic, because it is located on the Arabian Peninsula, as well as neighboring countries speak Arabic. Therefore, Arabic became the main language in Amman. There are some minor languages buried to Oman. For example,

  • Definition Of Clipping In Arabic Language

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    ABBREVIATION IN ARABIC LANGUAGE Basha’er Safadi Bethlehem University Abstract This paper describes the word-formation process in Arabic which is abbreviation that contains three important processes; acronyms, clipping and blending. Although these processes do not exist widely in Arabic, they are important to be known and to be discussed. So, this research aims to illustrate the definition of each process and to give explanations and examples on each. Merriam

  • Intorduction into Arabic in Middle English

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    Arabic language had great influence on many languages and Middle English was not an exception. By the 8th century Arabic language drove out Latin as the dominant Language, The Arabic civilization was able to spread and flourish throughout the Spain by the 11th and 12th century. As a matter of fact John the bishop of Seville was translating the Bible into Arabic (Metlitzki 5). These events made some European scholars to show interest in learning Arabic, mostly in the field of mathematics and astronomy

  • Importance Of Learning Arabic As A Foreign Language

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    who learns Arabic as a second language. He started learn Arabic three years ago. His future planning is to become a teacher in English studies for foreign language. Antonio who is from the United States takes Arabic classes as an optional. In another word, it is not required by his major to take such as these classes. As he became interested in learning Arabic, he traveled to Egypt for two weeks to learn more about Arabic language and Egyptian culture. In his thought, he said that Arabic is a very

  • Arabic Calligraphy: Major Components Of The Islamic Culture

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    Arabic Calligraphy 1. Introduction One of the major components of any culture is the way in which its constituents communicate among themselves. With respect to structure, Arabic calligraphy is considered to be a dynamic and versatile language that is used for the conveyance of form, space, and meaning. The artistic representation of its characters typifies Arabic calligraphy as an “elegant handwriting exhibited by the correct formation of characters, the ordering of various parts and harmony of

  • Contrastive Rhetoric Between Arabic and English Languages

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    that maintains language and writing as cultural phenomena” (Connor 5). If two cultures vary greatly, then it would make sense that writers who try to cross that cultural and language barrier would have a more daunting task than normal. In the case of Arabic and English native speakers, there are numerous conventional differences in the two languages that make the rhetoric very contrastive when trying to write in a second language. Because the cultures are very distinct from one another and due to the

  • Arabic Literacy is in Danger Due to Learning English in Schools in the United Arab Emirates

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    Does studying mostly in English at university lead to a loss in Arabic literacy and language skills? In fact, there are many point of views around this major issue; education and technology are developing rapidly worldwide and every nation is competing in order to become the best in teaching in English forgetting the side effects that might occur to the native language of the country. English is considered to be the main language that is used worldwide; as a result, in order to communicate with people

  • A Comparative Case Study on the DP hypothesis and Proper Names Parameter in Italian and Hijazi Dialect of Arabic

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    1. Introduction This squib is a comparative study on the DP hypothesis and proper names parameter in Italian and Hijazi dialect of Arabic. The Hijazi dialect of Arabic is the speech of around 6,000,000 people spoken in the West Coast of Saudi Arabia mainly in the large cities of Jeddah, Mecca, Medina, Yanbu, and some inhabitants of Al-Taif (Ethnolougue, 2013). Following Longobardi’s (1994) principles for the DP structure in Romance languages, particularly for Italian in terms of N-to-D raising,

  • Jordan

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    Jordan, Hashemite Kingdom of I. INTRODUCTION Jordan, Hashemite Kingdom of (Arabic Al Mamlakah al Urdunniyah al Hashimiyah), kingdom in southwestern Asia, bounded on the north by Syria, on the east by Iraq and Saudi Arabia, on the south by Saudi Arabia and the Gulf of Aqaba, and on the west by Israel and the West Bank, an area previously held by Jordan that has been occupied by Israel since 1967. The area of Jordan is 89,556 sq km (34,578 sq mi). Amman is the capital and largest city of Jordan.

  • Colin Stanley and Colin Wilson's Works

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    probably still his most famous work. Probably also the best starting place. It has also been translated into Spanish, French, German, Italian, Finnish, Japanese, Korean, Arabic, Dutch, Norwegian, Polish, Chinese and Swedish. Philosophy. 2. Religion and the Rebel. 1957. The second book in the "Outsider" cycle. Translated into Arabic and Japanese. Philosophy. 3. The Age of Defeat (US: The Stature of Man). 1959. The third book in the "Outsider" cycle. Translated into Japanese. Philosophy. 4. Ritual

  • Chess

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    Chess Chess is one of the oldest games still played today. It began in India probably in the 6th century. This game spread throughout Asia and later into Europe around 900. Chess went through the evolution of different pieces, boards, and rules, and did not settle until the 19th century. When it did stop its evolution, chess was left with chivalric European names for its pieces. At this time, chess, was known all over the world, and people began to play for championships. This game with

  • Egypt

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    the foreign investor, especially the investor who has the ability to see the rewards of in investing in the region for the long haul. The world and Egypt both realize that the region is the gateway to the Middle East. Egypt is leading the way for Arabic countries to embrace a new way of doing business and opening their borders to the ‘global village’ concept. Size of Market The Arab Republic of Egypt is located in Northern Africa and borders Libya, Sudan and the Gaza Strip, as well as the Mediterranean

  • Orientalist Musings and their Applicability to Three Kings

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    in the field of Arab study, is particularly knowledgeable. If the concepts surrounding Orientalism are broken down into specific elemental degrees, then Said portrays the American conception of Arabic entities and their inhabitants with a plethora of stereotypes that generate a false depiction of the Arabic culture. This, of course, is only an extremely small portion of the grandiose Orientalist dilemma that is currently quite prevalent in modern day society. Yet, for this paper’s ultimate purpose

  • The Fibonacci Numbers

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    Italy. This book was the first time the Fibonacci numbers had been discussed. It was based on bits of Arithmetic and Algebra that Fibonacci had accumulated during his travels with his father. Liber abaci introduced the Hindu-Arabic place-valued decimal system and the use of Arabic numerals into Europe. This book, though, was somewhat contraversial because it contradicted and even proved some of the foremost Roman and Grecian Mathematicians of the time to be false. He published many famous mathematical

  • Analysis Of Islam

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    Analysis, a system that that breaks the religion down into specific terms: Epistemology, Ontology, Anthropology, Psychology, Teleology, and Methodology. The Epistemology of Islam is contained in the sacred book called the Koran that was revealed in Arabic to the Prophet Muhammad in exact words of God through the Angel Gabriel. The Koran means Recollect, Clarify, Recital, Reading, and Criterion. It contains truths about everything and functions as a recollection of all previously revealed books. When