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What Are The Same Words In English And Arabic?

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LEMON.Origin middle English via old French limon in midern French denoting a lime from Arabic limun a collection term of fruits of this kinds.LILAC, Orgin early 17th century: from obsolete, French,via Spanich & Arabic from Persian litak, variant of nilak, 'bluish', from nil'blue' .LIME(Lime Green) a bright light green colour like that of a line. (As modifer) a line green bikini.

Origin mid 17th century, from French, from.modern provencal lino, Spanish, lina, frm Arabic lina, compare with lemon. LUTE noun a plucked stringed instrument with a long neck bearing frets & a rounded body with a flat front, rather like a halved egg in shape origin middle English:from old French lut, leut, probably via Provencal from Arabic al-ud.MAGAZINE a store of arms, ammunition, & explosives for military use.

Origin late16th century, from French, magasin, Italian magazzino, from Arabic mokzin, magzan, store house, from kazana 'store up'. The term originally meant 'store' & was often used from third 17th century n the little providing information useful to particular groups of people, whence, sense 1 (mid 8th century) sense 3, a cont temporary specialization of the original meaning, rise to sense 2 in the mid 18th century.

MAHDI.Origin from Arabic (at) mahdi, 'he who is guided in the right way', passive participle of had a'to guide', Marabout Noun a muslim holy man or hermit, especially n Noth Africa.
A shrine marking the burial place of Muslim holly men or herinit. Origin early 17th century French & partuguese from Arabic Murabit, warrior saint' MA CASITE, noun a semi-precious stone consisting of iron pyrites. (Mass noun) a bronze-yellow mineral consisting of iron disulphide but differing from pyrite in typically forming aggregates of tabular crystals a piece of polished steel or a similar metal cut as a gen.

Origin late middle English: from medieval Latin a Mar marcasita, from Arabic Marqasita, from Persian. MARZIPAN, Origin late 15t century as mar chpane) from Italian maza pane, perhaps from Arabic the form March pane (influenced by March and absolute pain 'bread') was more usual until the late 19th century, wen marzipan (influenced by German marzi) displaced it.
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Admiral
أمير cلبحر amiir al-baHr "commander of the sea"
adobe
الطوب aT-Tuub "the brick" (itself originally from Coptic tôbe)
albacore
الباكورة al-bakoura
albatross
البطرس possibly from al-qadus
alchemy
الكيمياء al-keemiyaa (from disputed origins; possibly from the Greek khemeia "alchemy" via Arabic or from a purely arabic origin al-kammiyah : The quantity).
Alcohol
via Spanish alcohol الكحول al-kuHuul (original meaning "eyeshadow", from a root meaning "dark"; cf. Kohl)
alcove
al-qubbah, "the vault"
alembic
al-anbiq "the cup/container holding water"
aldebaran
al-dabaran "the follower""
algebra
via Spanish álgebra; الجبر al-jabr from the name of the book of the Persian/Iranian scientistKhwarezmi Hesab e jabr o muqabeleh : The Calculus of subtraction and equality which has exposed the first algorithm for solving a first order Equation.
Algorithm
from the Persian scientist Al-Khwarezmi who wrote Hisab al-jabr wa al-muqabala the Calculus of subtraction and equality which has exposed the first Algorithm for solving a first order equation, see also algebra. Al- is an Arabic definite article, Khwarezmi is a Persian scientist and place-name.
Alkali
al-qaliy "calx"
Allah
الله Allah "God"
almanac
al-manaakh, "the climate", possibly from Greek almenichiakon, "calendar"
altair
"the bird"
amalgam
ultimately from Greek malagma
aniline
ultimately from Sanskrit nilah "dark blue"
arrack
al-araq
arsenal
دار الصناعة daar sinaa`a, "house of manufacturing"
artichoke
via Italian from Arabic الخرشوف al-khurshouf (which, ironically, was reborrowed back into Lebanese Arabic as Ardhi-Shoki أرضي شوكي)
assegai
az-zaghayah originally from Berber
average
disputed origin; possibly from 'awira "to be damaged," or from Italian avere or French aveir, "property", from Latin habere, "to have"
azimuth
as-sumut "the paths"
B
bedouin
- بدويين badawiyyiin "nomads"
benzoin
لبان جاوي "Frankincense of Java," an organic chemical solvent from a resin in an Asian tree.
Betelgeuse
بيت الجوزاء "House of Gemini"
bint
bint, "daughter"
burnous/burnoose
برنوس Arabic burnuus (itself from Latin byrrhus)
C
calabash
ultimately from Persian kharabuz
caliph
camise
khameese, A loose shirt, shift, or tunic
carafe
ghiraaf "handfuls of water"
caramel
, possibly from Arabic, more likely from Latin cannamellis "burnt honey"
caraway
karaawiyaa
carmine
, ultimately from Sanskrit krimiga
carob
kharroub
chemistry
(see "Alchemy").
Cipher
صفر Sifr "zero"
copt
Qibt, possibly from Greek Aigyptios, but ultimately from Ancient Egyptian Hiku Pitah, the House of the God Pitah.
Cork
qoorq, ultimately from Latin quercus "oak"
cotton
قطن quTn
D
damask
From the city of Damascus, Syria. Not actually originally an Arabic word — "Damascus" is a classical Latin form of a Greek word itself adapted from an Aramaic and/or Canaanite form resembling Biblical Hebrew דמשק damasheq.
Dhow
dragoman
ترجمان tarjuman
decipher
the word cipher means zero in Arabic, which was used as a prominent symbol in early secret codes.
E
elixir
الإكسير al-'iksiir "philosopher's stone" (via Greek)
F
fatwa
فتوى fatwa, religious opinion
fellah
fallah, فلاح "peasant"
G
garble
gharbala "sift", ultimately from Latin cribellum "sieve"
gauze
qazz "raw silk"
genie
جنّ jinn
gerbil
yarbu
gibraltar
جبل طارق Jabal Tariq, the "mountain of Tariq" after the general who led the Muslim conquest of Spain.
Giraffe
زرافة zaraafah
H
harem
حريم h'aram "sanctity" "wife"
hashish
حشيش Hashiish "grass"
hegira
hijrah "departure" - hajara "expatriation" "immigration"
henna
حنة hinna
I
imam
"front man" "leader of prayer" "leader"
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J
jar
جرة jarrah "large earthen vase"
jerboa
Jarbou'
jihad
جهاد jihad "struggle"
jin
jinn
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K
kaaba
الكعبة "the cubic house (of God)" in Islam.
Kermes
قرمز qirmiz (via Spanish; ultimately from Sanskrit krmi-ja "worm-produced")
kohl
kohl"congenital blackness of the eyelids"
L
lacquer
lake pigments
lute
العود al-`uud "the lute," The fore-runner of the guitar.
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M
macrame
miqrama "embroidered veil"
magazine
makhaazin "storehouses," possibly from Crusades
marzipan
mawthaban "coin featuring a seated figure"
mascara
uncertain origin; possibly from maskhara "buffoon" or from an unknown pre-Indo-European language
massage
from French, ultimately from either Arabic massa "to stroke" or Latin massa "dough"
mastaba
mastabah
mattress
مطرح maTraH "place where something is thrown, mat, cushion"
mecca
مكّة Makkah
minaret
manarah, something enlightening its surrounding
mocha
مخا al-mukhaa "Mocha" [Yemen]
mohair
mukhayyar "having the choice"
monsoon
mawsim "season" (via Portuguese)
myrrh
from Greek, ultimately from one of the Semitic languages, but which one is unclear; cf. Arabic مر murr "bitter"
N
nadir
- nazeer "parallel"
O
Ottoman
uthman
Q
qibla
القبلة Qiblah, direction of prayer towards Mekka"
R
racket
raaha "palm of the hand"
ream
rizma "bale, bundle"
rigel
The star's name comes from its location at the "left foot" of Orion. It is a contraction of "Rijl Jauza al-Yusra," this being Arabic for "left foot of the Central One".
S
sash
شاش shaash "muslin"
satin
probably zaytuni "of Zaytun"
sequin
sikkah "die, coin"
sherbet
شربات sharbaat "drinks", same root as "syrup"
shrub
as in the drink
shufti
"to take a look"
sirocco
sharqiyah, "eastern"
soda
From sudaa, meaning headache.
Sofa
suffa whole
sorbet
same origin as sherbet (via Persian & French)
sultan
سلطان sultaan "ruler"
suq
ﻖﻭﺳ "Middle Eastern marketplace"
syrup
شراب sharaab "beverage, drink" (via French and Spanish/Portuguese)
T
tabby
based on a city in Iraq where striped fabric was made
talc
talq, ultimately from Persian talk
tamarind
tamr-hindi "date of India"
tarboush
طربوش
tare
when speaking of weight
W
wadi
"valley"
Z
zenith
samt ar-ra’s "zenith, vertex

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