What is Arabic?

  • (noun): The Semitic language of the Arabs; spoken in a variety of dialects.
    Synonyms: Arabic language
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on arabic:

Islamization - History - Arabization
... area that gradually changes into one that speaks Arabic and/or incorporates Arab culture ... during the 7th century Arabian Muslim conquests which spread the Arabic language, culture, and—having been carried out by Arabian Muslims as opposed to Arab Christians or Arabic speaking Jews—th ...
Ayman Al-Zawahiri - Alternate Names and Sobriquets
... Ayman Mohammed Rabie al-Zawahiri is pronounced or in Arabic (the latter is in the Classical) ... Zawahiri is usually spelled Zawahri (from the pronunciation in his native Egyptian Arabic), but is sometimes spelled "Dhawahri" if transliterated directly from Modern Standard Arabic, also called ... Using the Intelligence Community Standard for the Transliteration of Arabic Names, it is spelled Zawahri ...
Tafsir - Methodology - Riwaya - Arabic Literature
... The classical Arabic poetry and the text of the Qur'an are two resources which can be used as foundational reference in ascertaining the meaning and signification of the remaining literal and figurative ... Using Arabic poetry for defining words is a long used practice, in fact there are nearly no scholars who haven’t used this source ...
Arabic Grammar
... Arabic grammar (Arabic نحو عربي‎ naḥw ʿarabī or قواعد اللغة العربية qawāʿid al-luġah al-ʿarabiyyah) is the grammar of the Arabic ... Arabic is a Semitic language and its grammar has many similarities with the grammar of other Semitic languages ... The article focuses both on the grammar of Literary Arabic (i.e ...
Kashida
... is a type of justification used in some cursive scripts, particularly Arabic ... Kashida is considerably easier and more flexible, however, because Arabic-Persian scripts feature prominent horizontal strokes, whose length is accordingly flexible ... The Unicode standard assigns codepoint U+0640 as "Arabic Tatweel" ...

More definitions of "Arabic":

  • (adj): Relating to or characteristic of Arabs.
    Example: "Arabic languages"