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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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(94.) The scientific name of azad-dirakht (Persian lilac; of which al-zadurukht is an Arabicization (A.
For the purpose of this study, the term Arabicisation is used as Al-Qinai (2000) defines it "Arabicization is a process whereby foreign words are incorporated into the language with phonological or morphological modifications so as to be congruent with Arabic phonological and morphological paradigms" (p.
(9.) Djebar critiques, first and foremost, the violence of French colonialism and orientalist representations, but also shows how, after independence in 1962, Algerian women's roles in the Revolution were minimized as the National Liberation Front and their newly established government sought to unite the new nation through Islamicization and Arabicization. This came to a head in 1984, when, in the rising tide of Islamic politics that followed the Iranian Revolution, the senate adopted a Family Code, which created new regulations for marriage and divorce that primarily affected women and that many Algerians opposed.
Khamis Kajo Kunda said that the working papers on Arabicization and Arabic language will be presented by specialists and experts at scientific and cultural institutions of some Arab countries and the Sudanese universities He said in a statement to SUNA that there were challenges and difficulties facing the language in our today's world, revealing that the conference comes within the framework of urging and motivating those in charge of education to complete the process of Arabic as a teaching language of in the universities.
member states in the domain of Arabicization, and the studies conducted by
This paper (1) is based on classroom research carried out as part of a wider study of the implementation of Arabicization (i.e.
He notes the accelerating trend towards Arabicization and Islamicization as the new state took shape (without discussing the parallel marginalization of the tiny Christian minority).
These were the processes of Islamization and Arabicization (not Arabization discussed later, because Arabization refers to change of ethnic makeup while Arabicization simply refers to the imposition of the Arabic language.)