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date: 03 March 2024

Arabs and the Arab World. 

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern World
Author(s):
Mohammad SalamaMohammad Salama

In the Indo-European family of languages, Arabic, together with Hebrew and Aramaic, is classified as a Semitic language. Today the word “Arabic” is used in English to refer to the Arabic language, but in Arabic the word for the Arabic language derives from the name of the first man ever known to have spoken the language, ... ...

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