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Let's see some names of European countries in Arabic and their nationalities, since there is a high possibility an Arab will ask you where you're from

No matter how good your Arabic is, most people in Arabic speaking countries will know you’re not a native speaker, so if you’re a foreigner visiting or living in an Arab country, you might be frequently asked the following question: min ayn ant?/ من أين انت؟  . Basically, an Arab is asking you, “Where are you from?” You can answer this simply with the country you’re from: ana...

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Let's see some moods and emotions and how to describe them along with some other emotion vocabulary in Arabic. This will help in daily conversation

How do you feel right now? What do you say when you’re happy or surprised, worried or embarrassed? Sometimes we have beautiful things to say and at other times, nastier things to utter. Sometimes we might be on the giving end of these things and occasionally on the receiving side of them. Our ability to interact with each other and manage our relationships with our peers...

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Due to this diversity in transportation in the Arab world, we compiled a list of transportation vocabulary in Arabic that will help you in your journeys

Humanity’s first means of transportation involved walking, running and swimming. With the domestication of animals, however, came the ability for people to not only go farther, faster astride these great creatures, but much heavier loads could also be carried by these beasts of burden. Even though Arabs used camels for transportation in the past, Middle Eastern countries are now more urbanized than the world average...

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When you are moving to the Middle East, weather in Arabic can be a useful topic to learn, see how to say hot in Arabic, rainy in Arabic or sunny in Arabic

The climate in the Middle East is pretty consistent throughout the region with only two seasons: winter and summer. Some people jokingly refer to the weather as hot and hotter. The weather during summer Some might say that rainfall is almost nonexistent as most Middle Eastern countries consist of semi-arid and desert terrain, but that’s not always true. Rainfall varies considerably across the Middle East and even...

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Astronomy is the science of celestial objects and phenomena. Since Arabs were pioneers in this field, here is some space related vocabulary in Arabic

Astronomy is a natural science that studies celestial objects and phenomena. It applies mathematics, physics, and chemistry in an effort to explain the origin of those objects and other phenomena and their evolution. Objects of interest include planets, moons, stars, nebulae, galaxies, and comets, but also include phenomena such as supernova explosions. More generally, everything that originates outside of Earth’s atmosphere is within the purview...

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It is said that Arabs are the forefathers of alchemy. So let's look at some types of metal in Arabic from an alchemical point of view

When you hear metal, what comes to your mind? Industry? Maybe trading? Certainly, human association with metals goes a long way back in history. The ancient people viewed metals as mysterious materials found deep inside the earth. Likewise, they believed them to be full of spiritual powers with the potential for creation as well as destruction. Several ancient civilizations practiced alchemy and it has been said...

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