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See also: arab, àrab, and arab.

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EnglishEdit

 
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PronunciationEdit

  • enPR: ârʹəb, āʹrăb, IPA(key): /ˈæɹ.əb/, /ˈeɪ.ɹæb/
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EtymologyEdit

From Arabic عَرَب(ʿarab, Arabs) or عَرَبِيّ(ʿarabiyy, Arab, Arabic, adjective).

AdjectiveEdit

Arab (not comparable)

  1. Of or pertaining to Arabs and their nations.
    • 2013 June 7, Gary Younge, “Hypocrisy lies at heart of Manning prosecution”, in The Guardian Weekly, volume 188, number 26, page 18:
      The dispatches […] also exposed the blatant discrepancy between the west's professed values and actual foreign policies. Having lectured the Arab world about democracy for years, its collusion in suppressing freedom was undeniable as protesters were met by weaponry and tear gas made in the west, employed by a military trained by westerners.

Usage notesEdit

The second pronunciation (with a long "a" sound) is derogatory and used only in the sense of a person.

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NounEdit

Arab (plural Arabs)

  1. A Semitic person, whose forebears were from Arabia
  2. An inhabitant of Arabia or the Arab world
  3. A member of an Arabic-speaking community
  4. A particular breed of horse.
  5. (archaic) A street Arab.
    • Charles H. Spurgeon
      You Christian people often see the little gutter children — the poor little arabs in the street — and you feel much pity for them, as well you may.
    • 1866, Punch (page 225)
      The other day I heard you complaining of the nuisance that small ragged street-boys are to you whenever you go out. [] You wished that some one would do something to clear away these little Arabs, as you are pleased to call them, so that a fine old English gentleman—as you are pleased to think yourself—might take his exercise in peace.

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CzechEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic عَرَب(ʿarab)

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NounEdit

Arab m

  1. Arab (person)

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Further readingEdit

  • Arab in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • Arab in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

MalayEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic عَرَب(ʿarab).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

Arab

  1. Arab (of or pertaining to Arabs and their nations)

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PolishEdit

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Arab m pers

  1. Arab (male person)

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Further readingEdit

  • Arab in Polish dictionaries at PWN