arabic

arabic numbers (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, etc., as distinct from roman numbers—I, II, III, IV, V, etc.)

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  • Arabic — Ar a*bic, a. [L. Arabicus, fr. Arabia.] Of or pertaining to Arabia or the Arabians. [1913 Webster] {Arabic numerals} or {figures}, the nine digits, 1, 2, 3, etc., and the cipher 0. {Gum arabic}. See under {Gum}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Arabic — Ar a*bic, n. The language of the Arabians. [1913 Webster] Note: The Arabic is a Semitic language, allied to the Hebrew. It is very widely diffused, being the language in which all Moslems must read the Koran, and is spoken as a vernacular tongue… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Arabic — /ar euh bik/, adj. 1. of, belonging to, or derived from the language or literature of the Arabs. 2. noting, pertaining to, or in the alphabetical script used for the writing of Arabic probably since about the fourth century A.D., and adopted with …   Universalium

  • Arabic — Die Bezeichnung Arabic (engl. für arabischsprachig) steht für drei gleichnamige Passagierschiffe der britischen Reederei White Star Line: Arabic (1881) (4.368 BRT) – wurde 1890 an die Holland America Line verkauft und in Spaarndam umbenannt… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Arabic — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Arabic est le nom de plusieurs navires : Arabic (1903), un paquebot français de la Compagnie générale transatlantique, Arabic (1921), un paquebot… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Arabic — I. noun Date: 14th century a Semitic language originally of the Arabs of the Hejaz and Nejd that is now the prevailing speech of a wide region of southwestern Asia and northern Africa II. adjective Date: 14th century 1. of, relating to, or… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • arabic — Relating to or derived from various species of Acacia having a gummy or resinous exudate. * * * arabic see GUM ARABIC …   Medical dictionary

  • Arabic — n. & adj. n. the Semitic language of the Arabs, now spoken in much of N. Africa and the Middle East. adj. of or relating to Arabia (esp. with reference to language or literature). Phrases and idioms: arabic numeral any of the numerals 0, 1, 2, 3 …   Useful english dictionary

  • Arabic — 1. adjective /ˈærəbɪk,ˈɛrəbɪk,ˈærəbɪk/ Of, from, or pertaining to Arab countries or cultural behaviour (see also Arab as an adjective). 2. noun /ˈærəbɪk,ˈɛrəbɪk,ˈærəbɪk/ a) A major Semitic language originating from the Arabian peninsula, and now… …   Wiktionary

  • Arabic — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun ADJECTIVE ▪ classical, modern {{Roman}}II.{{/Roman}} adj. Arabic is used with these nouns: ↑alphabet, ↑script …   Collocations dictionary

  • Arabic language — Arabic redirects here. For other uses, see Arabic (disambiguation). For the literary standard, see Modern Standard Arabic. For vernaculars, see varieties of Arabic. For others, see Arabic languages. Arabic العربية/عربي/عربى al ʿarabiyyah/ʿarabī …   Wikipedia


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