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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…

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  • Arabic Family And Culture

    The role of family and culture plays an important part on how people identify themselves and other. Moreover, it depicts the history and milestone that created respect, attitude, hierarchy, and expectations of generations past, present, and future. In today’s society, disposition of others in terms of groups and perspective person have determine the way different age groups are viewed within their own culture. Unlike most cultures, Arabic around the world sees family as the center unit of total…

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  • The Importance Of The Arabic Language

    Although Arabic language has a rich system of masculine and feminine genders, women are always seen linguistically inferior to men (Mahmoud, 1993). And worst of all is that many people, including women, consider this to be normal in a society where women are still struggling for their fundamental rights. In other words, women are not seen as separate human beings; they are always attached to men in family interaction, university contexts and media. It is worth mentioning that we no longer live…

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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 Influence On American Culture

    Abdulqader Abdulqader Writing 6B Oct, 06, 2016 The Influence of the Arabic Culture on the American Culture Every culture has different categories, habits, history, and civilization that made this culture be famous. There are many ancient civilization in the world such as: The Roman, Greek, Babylonian, and Egyptian. Every culture can influence on the other cultures in different shapes. There are several reasons for the influence of the Arabic culture on the American culture such as: art,…

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  • Arabic Culture Analysis

    I was seven years old, when my mother, three brothers, and I moved to Syria. My mother always hoped to give her children the opportunity to learn the Arabic language, so that we could have a better understanding of the religion of Islam. I ended up living in this country for several years, experiencing the Arab culture, while learning more about my religion. When my mother would pick us up from school, we would stop by a grocery market. This market was owned by a man, I would soon call my…

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  • Calligraphy In Islamic Culture

    to unite Muslims because everyone must learn the Arabic language to participate in prayers and recitations. Introduction Islamic calligraphy is considered to have developed into an art during the time of Ali ibn Abi Talib, the fourth caliph and the son-in-law of Muhammad (Schimmel, Islamic 3). Not only a religious leader, Ali ibn Abi Talib was a great calligrapher and artist. The use and importance of Islamic calligraphy grew rapidly after his extensive development of the art. Muslims…

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  • Analysis Of Grammatical And Phhonological Properties Of Jordanian Arabic

    1. Introduction: The purpose of this paper is to provide a succinct overview of the grammatical and 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,…

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  • Exudate Case Study

    Gum arabic was exported as early the 17th century BC (Whistler and BeMiller, 1993) and is exported today making it a multi-billion-dollar industry to date. It was used by Egyptians for mineral pigments and used in the flaxen wrappings to preserve mummies (Whistler and BeMiller, 1993). In modern times especially between early 50s to the late 90s, Sudan was the main source of gum arabic with the Kordofan province of Sudan which produces over 90% of the world’s supply (Joseleau and Ullmann, 1990)…

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  • Middle Eastern Music Research Paper

    got his musical education in percussion performance from Boston. • Before the workshop starts, there was an Arabic class practice speaking the Arabic langue with the musicians. They talked about music and the illustrated the different instruments they have in Arabic. It is interesting to compare the terms used in Arabic and English for lots of elements in the music culture. The Arabic language is complicated and has a wide range of variations between on region to the other. Consequently, an…

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