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  • Standard Arabic Essay

    Arabic has been called the language of Adam and Eve, making it one of the oldest written languages in human history. In its modern form, Arabic is spoken by 422 million individuals worldwide, making it the fifth most commonly utilized language. Central Semitic in classification, it developed from a Proto-Semitic predecessor and has evolved significantly with time. Today, based purely on linguistic grounds, one could argue that Arabic is in fact not one distinct language, but is several because some dialects are mutually unintelligible. Jordanian Arabic is a mutually understandable branch of the South Levantine Spoken dialect of Standard Arabic spoken by 6,798,00 individuals worldwide. Among these individuals, approximately 3,590,000, including the subject of my interviews, live in Jordan. The remaining speakers reside mainly in Israel and Palestine. The Jordanian dialect differs from Standard Arabic in only special cases such as grammatical alterations in the use of pronouns and articles, drawing the majority of its lexical influences from French and Turkish. So far as its transcription into text, Jordanian Arabic utilizes the Standard Arabic alphabet. This alphabet is classified as a consonant alphabet (abjad), meaning that each symbol represents only a consonant and the reader must supply the correct vowel based on the context. Many linguists, however, argue that such a classification is not accurate and that modern Arabic is better categorized as an impure abjad,…

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  • Arabic Rhetoric In Islamic

    Islamic rhetoric is its Arabic language equivalent. There are two words in Arabic used to refer to rhetoric: al-khataba and al-balagha. While both options refer to the same thing in the English language, they are used for completely different reasons in the Arabic language. Understanding the two Arabic words for rhetoric, al-khataba and al-balagha, as well as the art of rhetoric present within this culture, is vital to understanding Islamic rhetoric as a whole. Therefore, it is essential to both…

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  • Phonetics In Arabic Language

    Arabic is the official language in 22 countries, which also for the Arab league. It is also the second major language in Chad, Israel, Chechnya, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan, Uzbekistan, Turkenistan, Tajikistan, Bangladesh, Djibouti and Mauritania. In addition, Arabic is the language of the holy Quran, all Muslims irrespective of nationality are to some degree familiar with Arabic, and therefore influenced by how language works. The formal Arabic language is knows as Al-Fusha or Classical…

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  • Arabic Slave Trade Essay

    United States. Of course there are slave due to wars, for example the Egyptians made their war slaves work in mines of the harshest conditions to obtain gold and copper. Nubia and Sinai slaves performed a myriad of jobs from laborer to government administrators (“Ancient Egypt” n.d). A slave who belonged to a wealthy family could be better off then a common peasant. Many slaves who made themselves indispensable to their master and later married into the master’s family after they had been set…

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  • Significance Of Arabic Language In Islamic Art

    that the Arabic language holds within the Islamic world. To Muslims, Arabic is a holy language. Arabic is the language which God chose to deliver his message to Mohammad in. Because of this fact, Arabic is an elevated language being the medium through which God delivered his message. Muslims believe that the Qu 'ran can only be understood properly in Arabic. The central message of Islam is not call to some new belief but a return to correct and proper Abrahamic traditions. The only reason that…

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  • Analysis Of Grammatical And Phhonological Properties Of Jordanian Arabic

    phonological properties of Jordanian Arabic, expanding on the topics discussed within paper 2. More specifically, through the use of data collected in four separate interviews with a bilingual Arabic native speaker, this paper will make hypotheses pertaining to the underlying syntax affecting the language’s construction and the phonological parameters present. 2. Syntax, continued: In paper 2, it was hypothesized that in Jordanian Arabic the basic word order is identical to that of English…

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  • Phonetic Differences Between The Arabic And The English Language

    Due to the phonetic differences between the Arabic and the English language, Arab ESL learners often experience difficulty in pronouncing English vowels. The vowel quantity and the vowel quality are the two phonetic parameters through which vowels are described. The vowel quantity refers to the duration of the phonetic segment that is symptomatic of phonetic identity. On the other hand, the vowel quality means the knowing the precise way of articulating a vowel, which includes the shape of lips,…

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  • The Arabization Of The Arab Empire And The Byzantine Empire

    to the martial ability of the Arabic army. Later, tying administrative power to Arab culture, religious unity, and even Islam’s similarities to Christianity aided in the retention and Arabization of the captured territory. In all but one of these cases, the Arabic states followed models created by the Roman, and later, the Byzantine Empire. To begin, the military capability of the Arabs aided them immensely in acquiring power over such a vast territory. Military supremacy was especially…

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  • Lexical Features Of English Legal Language

    Documentary texts are sometimes difficult to understand and to translate because it is often different from ordinary languages. This difficulty is because the writing conversations are different and a large number of difficult words and phrases are use. It is also bound by the culture of each language. Documentary texts in English legal language are various because legal English considers a separate language. There are two common linguistic features in English legal language, one is lexical and…

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  • Exudate Case Study

    1993 alone the world market value of gums used as food additives was approximately US$ 10 billion of which gum Arabic and locust beans accounted for 12% and the rest were mainly seaweed gums, gelatin and pectin (NAUDE, 1994) this is without taking into account of non-food uses. During their application use, gums are rarely used alone but always mixed with other materials since their main role is to control physical properties. Water-soluble gums of plant origin characterise a huge proportion…

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