Amharic vs Arabic - What's the difference?

amharic | arabic |


As adjectives the difference between amharic and arabic

is that amharic is amharic while arabic is related to the.

As proper nouns the difference between amharic and arabic

is that amharic is amharic while arabic is a major semitic language originating from the arabian peninsula, and now spoken natively (in various spoken dialects, all sharing a single highly conservative standardized literary form) throughout large sections of the middle east and north africa.

amharic

Proper noun

(en proper noun)
  • A Semitic language spoken in Ethiopia.
  • Synonyms

    * (language) Abyssinian, Amarigna, Amarinya, Ethiopian

    See also

    * (am) * (Amharic language) * *

    Anagrams

    *

    arabic

    English

    (wikipedia Arabic)

    Alternative forms

    * Arabick (obsolete)

    Adjective

    (-)
  • Related to the .
  • *
  • One day my UN students asked me, "Which is the Arabic' country where the best Arabic is spoken?" I quickly replied, "Bosnia." They exclaimed, "But Bosnia is not an ' Arab country!"
  • Of, from, or pertaining to Arab countries or cultural behaviour (see also Arab as an adjective).
  • *
  • White chalk on the fascia board above the Arabic-food stall reads "Lebanon''" and "''Lebs rule ".

    Usage notes

    * The adjective (term) is commonly used in reference to language, and in traditional phrases such as (Arabic numeral) or (gum arabic). Its use is controversial and often deprecated in reference to people or countries, where the adjective (Arab) is preferred.

    Proper noun

    (en proper noun)
  • A major Semitic language originating from the Arabian peninsula, and now spoken natively (in various spoken dialects, all sharing a single highly conservative standardized literary form) throughout large sections of the Middle East and North Africa.
  • The Aramaic-derived alphabet used to write the Arabic, Persian, Pashto, Urdu, and Uyghur languages, among others.
  • Derived terms

    * Arabic numeral * Arabic script * Arabic scale * Hispano-Arabic * Mozarabic

    See also

    (wikibooks Arabic) * (ar) * Language list * * (Arabic language) * * Arab * Arabian