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Arabic

the language of the Arabs, spoken in a variety of dialects; the official language of Algeria, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, the Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Saudi Arabia, the Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, and Yemen. It is estimated to be the native language of some 75 million people throughout the world. It belongs to the Semitic subfamily of the Afro-Asiatic family of languages and has its own alphabet, which has been borrowed by certain other languages such as Urdu
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For the purpose of the current study, technical terms from MTC will be classified into three categories: translated technical terms (TTTs), expanded technical terms (EXTTs) and Arabicised technical terms (ATTs).
Second, it indicates that Arabicised terms involve al-dakhil (the transliterated) and al-mo 'rrab (the naturalised).
Yet, the real problem in English-Arabic technical translation lies not in the choice between Arabic and the foreign language but in the choice between the Arabicised word and the Arabic word.