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Word search game – answer Posted by on Jun 30, 2012

Here is the answer of the word search game!

Word search game Posted by on Jun 30, 2012

In this post, I have created an Arabic word search game for you. Can you find the 10 words below in the table?  If you are not sure about the meaning of any word, look at the bottom of the page for the translation. All the words are related to parts of the head and…

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أيـــــــــادي (Ayaadi): A New “Helping Hand” for Arabic Posted by on Jun 29, 2012

In Arabic, the word “أيـــــــــادي” means “hands.” Hence the idea behind the new initiative of Ayaadi: Offering a “helping hand” to all Arabic speakers and learners by launching an e-library portal featuring applications for smartphones and tablet devices! According to Trade Arabia, the corporate social responsibility initiative known as Ayaadi, part of UAE’s communications leader…

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Arabic Wedding in the US! Posted by on Jun 28, 2012

A special زفـــــاف (wedding ceremony) took place in the US last week. At Marie G. Davis Military and Global Leadership Academy in Charlotte, North Carolina, an 8th grader student wore white and carried a bouquet of purple flowers. Her “groom”, wore a black vest and sneakers. However, this was no actual ceremony, but rather a reenactment…

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الحديقـــــــــــــة السِّريـــــــــــــة (The Secret Garden) Posted by on Jun 27, 2012

Today’s post features the Arabic intro to the Japanese Anime “The Secret Garden.” The cartoon is itself based on the novel of the same name by the English playright Frances Hodgson Burnett, whose other novels were also the subject of anime adaptations, such as the famous “Little Lord Fauntleroy”, translated in Arabic as “الفتــــــــى النَّبيـــــــــل” (“The…

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“Write Down, I am an Arab” Posted by on Jun 26, 2012

“بطاقـــــــــــــــة هويـــــــــــــــة” (“Identity Card”) is a poem written some 40 years ago by a symbol of the Palestinian people, Arab poet محمـــــــــــود درويـــــــــــش (Mahmoud Darwish), inspired by the collective انتحـــــــــــال الهُويــــــــــــة (identity theft) to which the Palestinians have fallen victims since at least the year of النكبــــــــــــــة.  “بطاقـــــــــــــــة هويـــــــــــــــة (“Identity Card“) بطاقـــــــــــــــة هويـــــــــــــــة (Identity Card) :سجل Write down…

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A Cool New Smartphone for Arabic Fans Posted by on Jun 25, 2012

Apple’s iPhone is about to experience منــافســة شرسة (a stiff competition) from the new version of Google’s gadget—especially in the Arab world! Its latest update of the Android operating system features more enhancements for Arabic language, the company has announced. After introducing its “Ice Cream Sandwich” (Android 4.0), Google has come up with “Jelly Bean“…

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