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What Arabic words do we already know? It's easier to learn the language when you realise that you already use some foreign words in your everyday life. Some Arabic words came to Europe and nowadays sound pretty similar in all world langauges. I tried to devide it into several groups: Sience: algebra, alchemistry, algorithm, carat Food: marzipan, alcohol, syrup, lemon Military: admiral, calibre Some religious and cultural Arabic terms are also very useful but quite obvious therefore less important for learning the language but still: islam, emir, harem, bedouin Let's share some more :)
Feb 5, 2012 8:25 AM
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Al-Khawarizm is a perse mathematician, with an Arabic name (borne in khawarism- Ouzbékistan, died in Bagdad-Irak ) , mean that algorithmic is an Arabic word )) Carat is also Arabic word, that mean: those words came to Europe not from )) If you want I will find more and send you some words
February 5, 2012
The words "sugar"-سكر(sukkar) and "cotton"-قطن (qutn) are arabic as well.
April 14, 2012
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