Jordanian Dialect

Are you curious to learn more about the Jordanian government and how it works? Look no further than this Q&A fact sheet we’ve created just for you.

Are you planning to travel to Jordan and want to find out about its government before you go? Well, we’ve got you covered with this factsheet on questions you ask most often about Jordan’s government: Is Jordan a democracy? As of this writing, the Jordanian Royal Commission has started a three-phase plan to allow political parties within the next decade. This will lead Jordan to be a...

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Visitors to Jordan in 2022 are in for a special treat as the Jerash Festival transforms the ancient city into one of the world's greatest cultural events.

The Kingdom of Jordan has been holding its yearly Jerash Festival for Culture and Arts for over 40 years. Often called the Jerash Music Festival (or simply the Jerash Festival) it was started in 1981 by Queen Noor. Part of the bigger Jordan Festival, the event features both Arab and foreign artists. People come from all over the world making this event in Jerash international...

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When most of us think of Arab dance, “belly” dancing is likely what first comes to mind. However, it may surprise you that there are many styles of traditional Arab dances, each with their own past. From dabkah to raqs beladi, today we’re looking into the most popular and traditional Arabian dances of the Middle East. (Were you sent here by the Arab dances font generator...

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It might not be the “Mother of all holidays” that other holidays are in the Middle East, but Arabs have adopted Father’s Day into their yearly calendars as well. Join us as we take a look at how they celebrate Father’s Day in the Middle East.

With all the excitement about the pending Eid al-Adha holidays, we started thinking about other holidays celebrated in the Arab world. For example, along with the two Islamic holidays, we know that some countries also celebrate Western holidays as well. These may include major holidays like Labor Day or their version of Independence Day. However, did you know that some countries also celebrate minor holidays...

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When learning Arabic, students are confused if they should learn Modern Standard Arabic or a dialect. This article sheds some light

“Should I learn Modern Standard Arabic or a local dialect?” That’s the question our app users ask us the most here at Kaleela. However, it’s a question that none of us can really give a sure answer to. Truth be told, the reason is because the answer really depends on you and why you’re learning Arabic. Thus, to help you decide, we’re presenting the pros...

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Many students will tell you that they go right into studying an Arabic dialect. Let us help ease the confusion of choosing which Arabic dialect.

You’ve seen us mention the fact that Arabic is one of the fastest-growing languages in the world. It moved up from fifth to fourth place in 2019’s list of most often used languages to learn. For example, there are 422 million speakers in the world. And with that many people, it’s no wonder there are so many dialects. If you’re looking to study Arabic, trying...

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If you’ve been toying with the idea of learning Arabic, but you’re not sure which dialect, here’s why you should study Jordanian Arabic

So, you’ve studied Modern Standard Arabic and you feel like you should aim for the next level and study Jordanian Arabic. However, with so many Arabic dialects to choose from, why learn the Jordanian one? “Well,” you might answer, “I’ve heard about the Egyptian dialect and how it got to be a popular dialect to learn because of the influence of Egyptian films and TV series....

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When it comes to the deserts of Jordan, Wadi Rum might be the most famous, but it’s not the only beautiful desert you’ll find in the kingdom.

Located between the Levantine and Arabian areas of the Middle East, Jordan is bordered by no less than four other Arabic speaking countries. You will find Syria to the north, Iraq along its northeastern panhandle, Saudi Arabia to the east and southeast, the Gulf of Aqaba, Jordan's only outlet to the sea, is to the south and Palestine to the west. The deserts of Jordan...

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Follow our seven simple steps to creating the traditional Jordanian dish of the Bedouins known as zarb. You will never go back to traditional barbeque

If you were to ask for zarb’s definition, we’d have to describe it as the ancient, traditional, and probably most dramatic, Bedouin style of cooking meat or chicken. Basically, it's an underground oven of hot coals beneath the desert sands. The cooking method makes the meat so tender, it literally falls right off the bones. If you’ve ever been on one of those Wadi Rum...

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