Associations to the word «Arabic»


ARABIC, adjective. Related to the Arabic language.
ARABIC, adjective. Of, from, or pertaining to Arab countries or cultural behaviour (see also Arab as an adjective).
ARABIC, proper noun. A major Semitic language originating from the Arabian peninsula, and now spoken natively (in various spoken dialects, all sharing a single highly conservative standardized literary form) throughout large sections of the Middle East and North Africa.
ARABIC, proper noun. The Aramaic-derived alphabet used to write the Arabic, Persian, Pashto, Urdu, and Uyghur languages, among others.
ARABIC ALPHABET, noun. The Arabic script.
ARABIC NUMERAL, noun. (arithmetic) Any of the ten symbols 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 and 9 used to represent numbers.
ARABIC NUMERALS, noun. Plural of Arabic numeral
ARABIC SCALE, noun. (music) double harmonic scale, a scale with two augmented seconds.
ARABIC SCALE, noun. (music) quarter tone scale, or 24 tone equal temperament.
ARABIC SCALE, noun. (music) 17 equal temperament, a tuning dividing the octave into 17 equal steps.
ARABIC SCALE, noun. (music) major Locrian scale, a scale similar to Locrian.
ARABIC SCRIPT, noun. The 28-letter abjad used for writing the Arabic language. Derived from the Phoenician alphabet. The Arabic script has been adapted for use in a wide variety of languages other than Arabic, including Persian, Kurdish, Malay, Urdu and some Punjabi dialects.
ARABIC SCRIPTS, noun. Plural of Arabic script
ARABIC STUDIES, noun. (humanities) An academic discipline that includes the study of literatures written in the Arabic language, Arabic linguistics, and Arabic sociolinguistics.

Dictionary definition

ARABIC, noun. The Semitic language of the Arabs; spoken in a variety of dialects.
ARABIC, adjective. Relating to or characteristic of Arabs; "Arabic languages".

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