Author: Dina Sarayra

Why not take your Arabic learning in the direction of food? Yemeni cuisine is one a kind. Learn all about Zurbian, Shafout, and so much more.

To dive into any culture you have to go deep in its cuisine. Middle East cuisine is like no other. Arabian countries are famous for their Arabian spices. They make the food so…. Amazing! Let’s learn the Arabic of Yemeni foods. That’s right, it’s Yemeni cuisine time. Yemeni Dishes We are starting off with a delicious Shakshouka. This beautiful combination of eggs and tomatoes makes every move...

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So you’re a science geek and want to know something about Arab scientists? We have a list of the best Arabic inventions and the geniuses behind them.

Alkaline, alcohol, chemistry, astrology… Did you know that there are many Arab scientists that contributed to so many fields of study? In fact, they were so many Arab scientists that were so ahead of their time and their European counterparts! The list of fields and contributions they made goes on and on but today we’ll discuss a few! Who is Ibn Batuta? Ibn Batuta was an Arab...

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There is a huge Arabic influence on Spanish words. Let’s find out how the Arabic culture connects with the Spanish one.

Hey you! Did you know that there are words in the Spanish language that are of Arabic origins? Spanish and Arabic have many similarities and it can help you learn Arabic language as well as Spanish. There are many Spanish words with Arabic influence or derived from Arabic, ranging from food items, to animals and even verbs! The History In 711AD, Muslims conquered Spain, or what was...

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So you already know about the female headdress, but do you know about the male one? There is so much to learn more about the Middle East.

Have you ever seen Arab men wearing something on their head? Have you ever wondered what it is? Well you came to the right place! Today we’re talking about the shemagh/keffiyeh. A Little Bit of History The Kufyah is said to origin to the civilizations of Babylonians and Sumerians in ancient Mesopotamia. This was around 3100 BC! In fact, it is called kuffiyeh because it is originally...

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Learning about Arabic homes interior and exterior will give you a fresh look on the Arab world. Click here to find out about old Arabic houses and designs.

Every culture has its own unique style and Arabic culture is no different. The architecture is just another way of expression. These forms of expressions only come from their own perspective on life. The traditions and culture play a huge role in this. After all, it is just another way of representation. Inwards VS Outwards: The Exterior Most non-Arab homes, specifically European ones, have their houses built...

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So what is the connection between Turkey and Libya? Well, find out about that with these Arabic words in Libyan Arabic but originally Turkish.

The Intro Libyan Arabic is the Libyan dialect of the Arabic language. There are so many dialects in the Arabic language. Sometimes there are multiple dialects spoken within the same Arab country. However, because of colonization, they borrowed words from Arabic. Sometimes these words are specific to a dialect. They also borrowed from Modern Standard Arabic (MSA). MSA is the ‘formal Arabic’. Let’s Go Back in Time During...

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