In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Arabic, the language of the majority and the official language of the country, is a Semitic tongue related to Hebrew, Aramaic, and Amharic.
- Among those who converted at this time was Onkelos, reportedly Nero's nephew, who subsequently translated the Hebrew Bible into Aramaic.
- The apocryphal texts have largely been preserved in Greek translation, though originally many of the texts appeared in Hebrew and/or Aramaic.
- Arabic displaced Coptic and Aramaic in the Near East as people converted to Islam, from the seventh century through the medieval period.
- The dialogue, meanwhile, is entirely in Latin, Hebrew and Aramaic (the language spoken in ancient Palestine).
- They also differ from other Iraqis in that their ancestral language is not Arabic but a dialect of Aramaic, also referred to as Chaldean, Assyrian, or Syriac.
- In addition to Aramaic, Raskas speaks Hebrew, German and Yiddish.
- He was a man of immense learning, with a wide knowledge of the sciences and of languages: Greek, Hebrew, and Aramaic.
- Fulco is the Jesuit scholar who translated the script into Aramaic, Hebrew, and Latin, and then translated everything back again into the English subtitles for the film.
- In Hebrew, Aramaic and Arabic, but not Persian, the ‘n’ is doubled: tannûr.
- The entire dialogue is subtitled, with Aramaic, Latin and Hebrew spoken throughout the movie by the cast.
- As the Arab Empire grew, Arabic replaced the Aramaic, Coptic, Greek, and Latin languages and became the main instrument of Arab culture.
- He was an educated man, who spoke ancient Hebrew, Aramaic, Yiddish, Torah and English.
- The King James' Bible is an English translation of the Bible from the original languages, including Aramaic, Hebrew and Greek.
- Tigrinya, the language spoken by the Tigray, is from the Semitic family of languages, and is related to Arabic, Hebrew, and Aramaic.
- The series of 15-minute films, in which the actors' words in Hebrew and Aramaic are muted under a voiceover narration in English, were designed for educational purposes.
- Arabic is a Semitic language related to Hebrew and Aramaic.
- Here was a formidable antiquarian and linguist, fluent in classical and romance languages, as well as Hebrew, Arabic, Persian, Aramaic, Anglo-Saxon, and a half dozen others.
- Orthodox and Melkite liturgies are in Arabic and Greek; Maronite liturgy is in Arabic and Aramaic.
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