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Arab

Definitions

noun

  1. a member of a Semitic people originally inhabiting Arabia, who spread throughout the Middle East, N Africa, and Spain during the seventh and eighth centuries ad
  2. a lively intelligent breed of horse, mainly used for riding
  3. (modifier) of or relating to the Arabs   ⇒ the Arab nations

Word Origin

C14: from Latin Arabs, from Greek Araps, from Arabic `Arab

Translations for 'Arab'

  • British English: ArabPronunciation for Arab Arab means belonging or relating to Arabs or to their countries or customs.On the surface, it appears little has changed in the Arab world.ˈærəb ADJECTIVE
  • Arabic: عَرَبِيّPronunciation for عَرَبِيّ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: árabePronunciation for árabe
  • Chinese: 阿拉伯的Pronunciation for 阿拉伯的
  • Croatian: arapskiPronunciation for arapski arapska
  • Czech: arabskýPronunciation for arabský
  • Danish: arabiskPronunciation for arabisk
  • Dutch: ArabischPronunciation for Arabisch
  • European Spanish: árabePronunciation for árabe
  • Finnish: arabialainenPronunciation for arabialainen
  • French: arabePronunciation for arabe
  • German: arabischPronunciation for arabisch
  • Greek: αραβικόςPronunciation for αραβικός αραβική
  • Italian: araboPronunciation for arabo araba
  • Japanese: アラビアのPronunciation for アラビアの
  • Korean: 아랍의Pronunciation for 아랍의
  • Norwegian: arabiskPronunciation for arabisk
  • Polish: arabskiPronunciation for arabski arabska
  • Portuguese: árabePronunciation for árabe
  • Romanian: arab arabă, arabi, arabe
  • Russian: арабскийPronunciation for арабский арабская
  • Spanish: árabePronunciation for árabe
  • Swedish: arabiskPronunciation for arabisk arabiskt
  • Thai: เกี่ยวกับชาวอาหรับPronunciation for เกี่ยวกับชาวอาหรับ
  • Turkish: ArapPronunciation for Arap
  • Ukrainian: арабський
  • Vietnamese: thuộc ArabPronunciation for thuộc Arab
  • British English: ArabPronunciation for Arab Arabs are people who speak Arabic and who come from the Middle East and parts of North Africa.ˈærəb NOUN
  • Arabic: عَرَبِيّPronunciation for عَرَبِيّperson
  • Brazilian Portuguese: árabePronunciation for árabe
  • Chinese: 阿拉伯人Pronunciation for 阿拉伯人
  • Croatian: ArapinPronunciation for Arapin
  • Czech: ArabPronunciation for Arab Arabka
  • Danish: araberPronunciation for araber
  • Dutch: ArabierPronunciation for Arabier
  • European Spanish: árabePronunciation for árabe
  • Finnish: arabiPronunciation for arabi
  • French: ArabePronunciation for Arabe
  • German: AraberPronunciation for Araber Araberin
  • Greek: ΆραβαςPronunciation for Άραβας Αράβισσα
  • Italian: araboPronunciation for arabo araba
  • Japanese: アラビア人Pronunciation for アラビア人
  • Korean: 아랍 사람Pronunciation for 아랍 사람
  • Norwegian: araberPronunciation for araber
  • Polish: ArabPronunciation for Arab Arabka
  • Portuguese: árabePronunciation for árabe
  • Romanian: arab arabă, arabi, arabe
  • Russian: арабPronunciation for араб арабка
  • Spanish: árabePronunciation for árabe
  • Swedish: arabPronunciation for arab arabiska
  • Thai: ชาวอาหรับPronunciation for ชาวอาหรับ
  • Turkish: ArapPronunciation for Arap
  • Ukrainian: араб арабка
  • Vietnamese: người ArabPronunciation for người Arab

Example Sentences Including 'Arab'

A visit to the Arab summit would constitute an end to the Palestinian leader's three months of effective house arrest.
Irish Times (2002)
Calder was in no hurry to disembark, allowing the Arab to go ahead of him.
Forbes, Bryan The Endless Game
He also gave her a key to a safe-deposit box, number 718, held at the Arab Bank on the Edgware Road.
Robert Wilson THE COMPANY OF STRANGERS (2002)
He was met at Lod Airport by a taciturn Arab who drove him to the Seven Gates without speaking a word.
Loraine, Philip Loaded Questions
I shook hands with a friendly Arab... I still have my right hand to prove it.
Alexander Games (compiler) THE ESSENTIAL SPIKE MILLIGAN (2002)
International flights were diverted to India and the United Arab Emirates.
Glasgow Herald (2001)
The Arab League demanded Mr Berlusconi either deny having made his contentious remarks or apologise to the world's one billion Muslims.
Glasgow Herald (2001)
There is pressure on both sides in the ceasefire talks to reach agreement in advance of the Arab League summit getting underway in Beirut.
Irish Times (2002)
Three hours later the Arab came crawling back to where the man was sitting behind his card table.
Maxim (2004)

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