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The characters speak Hausa, Fulani, and Arabic and could be in Nigeria, Mali or Burkina Faso, where Boko Haram has made headway of late.

From Ozy

See, by then, I had spent two months learning Darija, the Moroccan dialect of Arabic, in addition to the four years of Modern Standard Arabic that I took in college.

From Ozy

The stories are based in the Middle East and North Africa and resemble a tray of assorted Arabic sweets.

The future for Yemi, a Nigerian former student, was laid out in a contract written in Arabic which she signed in an office in Lagos in June 2019 to enable a recruitment agency bring her to work in Lebanon.

From Quartz

The Israeli Foreign Ministry, on the other hand, operates an Arabic-language Facebook profile to reach people in Iraq, where Facebook is popular.

From Ozy

His discourse is now more detailed: submission, which is the meaning of islam in Arabic, gives him a kind of enjoyment.

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.

There is something pleasant in this monk's having had both a Latin and an Arabic name.

Have ready some very clear and weak gum-arabic water, or some thin starch, or rice-water.

The princess may love the gems in his turban, his Arabic verses; but not even here in Sicily will she wed an infidel.

From the benches came countless curses and jeers—Frankish and Arabic; he heeded none.

It was about this time, too, that the encouragement of the study of Arabic in the university began.


On this page you'll find 10 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to Arabic, such as: cipher, figure, integer, notation, numeral, and symbol.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.