اليونان

See also: يونان

ArabicEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

Ultimately from Ancient Greek Ἰωνία (Iōnía, Ionia), through Persian یونان(yunân). It’s one of the Arabic country names which require the definite article اَل(al-).

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

اَلْيُونَان (al-yūnānf

  1. Greece (a country in Europe)

DeclensionEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Wehr, Hans (1979) , “يونان”, in J. Milton Cowan, editor, A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, 4th edition, Ithaca, NY: Spoken Language Services, →ISBN

Hijazi ArabicEdit

 
اليونان
 
عَلَم اليونان

EtymologyEdit

Learned borrowing from Arabic الْيُونَان(al-yūnān), from Ancient Greek Ἰωνία (Iōnía, Ionia).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /aljoːˈnaːn/, /aljuːˈnaːn/

Proper nounEdit

اليونان (al-yōnān or al-yūnānf

  1. Greece (a country in Europe)

South Levantine ArabicEdit

EtymologyEdit

Learned borrowing from Arabic اَلْيُونَان(al-yūnān).

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

اليونان (il-yūnānf

  1. Greece (a country in Europe)

Related termsEdit