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  1. Lebanon - Wikipedia

    3 days ago · The official language, Arabic, is the most common language spoken by the citizens of Lebanon. The earliest evidence of civilization in Lebanon dates back more than seven thousand years, predating recorded history. Lebanon was home to the Phoenicians, a maritime culture that flourished for almost three thousand years (c. 3200–539 BC).

  2. Arabic - Wikipedia

    4 days ago · Arabic is widely taught in schools and universities and is used to varying degrees in workplaces, government and the media. Arabic, in its standard form, is the official language of 26 states, as well as the liturgical language of the religion of Islam, since the Quran and Hadith were written in Arabic.

    • Signed Arabic (different national forms)
    • 310 million, all varieties (2011–2016), 270 million L2 speakers of Standard (Modern) Arabic
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  4. Lebanese Civil War - Wikipedia

    3 days ago · The Lebanese Civil War (Arabic: الحرب الأهلية اللبنانية ‎, romanized: Al-Ḥarb al-Ahliyyah al-Libnāniyyah) was a multifaceted civil war in Lebanon, lasting from 1975 to 1990 and resulting in an estimated 120,000 fatalities. As of 2012, approximately 76,000 people remain displaced within Lebanon.

    • 13 April 1975 – 13 October 1990, (15 years and 6 months), (Last battle ended on 6 July 1991, Syrian occupation ended on 30 April 2005)
    • Taif Agreement, Christian 55:45 ascendancy replaced by 50 Christian:50 Muslim representation, Muslim prime-ministerial powers strengthened., Disarmament of all Lebanese and non-Lebanese militias (excluding Hezbollah), PLO expulsion from Lebanon, Syrian occupation of most of Lebanon until 30 April 2005, Conflict in South Lebanon, Israeli-backed Free Lebanon State (1979–1983) fails and replaced by Security Zone (referred as occupation), Emergence of Hezbollah
  5. From Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Elias Hanna Rahbani (Arabic: إلياس حنا الرحباني ‎; 1938 – 4 January 2021) was a Lebanese musician, composer, songwriter, orchestra conductor and reality television personality. He composed more than 2500 songs. He wrote the soundtrack for more than 25 movies.

  6. azur - Wiktionary
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    From Old French azur, borrowed from Medieval Latin azurium, from Arabic لَازُوَرْد‎ (lāzuward, “lapis lazuli”), from Persian لاجورد‎ (lâjvard, “lapis lazuli”).

    Borrowed from Medieval Latin azurium, from Arabic لَازُوَرْد‎ (lāzuward, “lapis lazuli”), from Persian لاجورد‎ (lâjvard, “lapis lazuli”).

    From Arabic لَازُوَرْد‎ (lāzuward, “lapis lazuli”), from Persian لاجورد‎ (lâjvard, “lapis lazuli”). Doublet of azur, from French.

    Borrowed from French azur, from Old French azur, from Arabic لَازُوَرْد‎ (lāzuward, “lapis lazuli”), from Persian لاجورد‎ (lâjvard, “lapis lazuli”). Doublet of azul.

  7. naranja - Wiktionary
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    Borrowed from Arabic نَارَنْج‎ (nāranj), from Persian نارنگ‎ (nârang), from Sanskrit नारङ्ग (nāraṅga, “orange tree”). Compare Portuguese laranja and Catalan taronja.

    IPA(key): /naˈɾanxa/, [naˈɾãŋxa]
    Rhymes: -aŋxa

    naranja (plural naranjas) 1. orange (having orange color) 2. (politics, Spain) Pertaining to Ciudadanos, a Spanish political party

    naranja f (plural naranjas) 1. orange (fruit) naranja m (plural naranjas) 1. orange (color) naranja m or f (plural naranjas) 1. (politics, Spain) A member or supporter of Ciudadanos, a Spanish political party

    “naranja” in Diccionario de la lengua española, Vigésima tercera edición, Real Academia Española, 2014.

  8. 3 days ago · Azmi Bishara (Arabic: عزمي بشارة ‎, Hebrew: עזמי בשארה ‎, born July 22, 1956), was an Arab Israeli politician. He is a Palestinian and an Israeli citizen . Bishara was a member of the Israeli Knesset (MK) as a member of the Balad party from 1996 until resigning (stopped being a member) in April 2007.

  9. hat - Wiktionary
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    1. (UK, US) IPA(key): /hæt/ 2. (Canada, California, Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): [hat] 3. (Northern US) IPA(key): [hɛt] 4. Rhymes: -æt

    Etymology 1

    From Middle English hat, from Old English hæt (“head-covering, hat”), from Proto-Germanic *hattuz (“hat”), from Proto-Indo-European *kadʰ- (“to guard, cover, care for, protect”). Cognate with North Frisian hat (“hat”), Danish hat (“hat”), Swedish hatt (“hat”), Icelandic hattur (“hat”), Latin cassis (“helmet”), Lithuanian kudas (“bird's crest or tuft”), Avestan 𐬑𐬀𐬊𐬛𐬀‎ (xaoda, “hat”), Persian خود‎ (xud, “helmet”), Welsh caddu (“to provide for, ensure”). Compare also hood.

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    1. hat on Wikipedia.Wikipedia


    hat 1. third-person singular present indicative of haban


    From Old Norse hattr, hǫttr.


    1. IPA(key): [had̥]


    hat c (singular definite hatten, plural indefinite hatte) 1. hat


    1. IPA(key): /hat/ 2. Rhymes: -at


    hat 1. Third-person singular present of haben.


    1. IPA(key): [ˈhɒt] 2. Rhymes: -ɒt

    Etymology 1

    From Proto-Finno-Ugric *kutte (“six”). Cognates include Finnish kuusi, Mansi хо̄т (hōt), Khanty хәт (xət).

    Further reading

    1. (six): hat in Bárczi, Géza and László Országh: A magyar nyelv értelmező szótára(’The Explanatory Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 1959–1962. 2. (to take effect): hat in Bárczi, Géza and László Országh: A magyar nyelv értelmező szótára(’The Explanatory Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 1959–1962.


    hat 1. past and passive participle of har


    1. IPA(key): /hat̪ˠ/


    hat 1. h-prothesized form of at


    1. IPA(key): /haːt/


    hat 1. inflection of hunn: 1.1. first/third-person singular preterite indicative 1.2. second-person plural preterite indicative


    hat (plural haat) 1. dog

    Etymology 1

    From Old English hæt, hætt, from Proto-Germanic *hattuz.

    Etymology 2

    From Old English hete, influenced by haten.

  10. money - Wiktionary
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    From Middle English moneie, moneye, borrowed from Old French moneie (“money”), from Latin monēta (“money, a place for coining money, coin, mint”), from the name of the temple of Juno Moneta in Rome, where a mint was. Displaced native Middle English schat (“money, treasure”) (from Old English sċeatt (“money, treasure, coin”)), Middle English feoh (“money, property”) (from Old English feoh (“money, property, cattle”), whence English fee). Doublet of mint, ultimately from the same Latin word but through Germanic and Old English, and of manat, through Russian and Azeri or Turkmen.

    (UK) IPA(key): /ˈmʌni/, [ˈmɐni]
    (US) IPA(key): /ˈmʌni/
    Rhymes: -ʌni
    Hyphenation: mon‧ey

    money (usually uncountable, plural monies or moneys) (plural used only in certain senses) 1. A legally or socially binding conceptual contract of entitlement to wealth, void of intrinsic value, payable for all debts and taxes, and regulated in supply. 2. A generally accepted means of exchange and measure of value. 2.1. 1913, Joseph C. Lincoln, chapter 1, in Mr. Pratt's Patients: 2.1.1. Then there came a reg'lar terror of a sou'wester same as you don't get one summer in a thousand, and blowed the shanty flat and ripped about half of the weir poles out of the sand. We spent consider'ble moneygetting 'em reset, and then a swordfish got into the pound and tore the nets all to slathers, right in the middle of the squiteague season. 2.2. 2013 August 10, “Can China clean up fast enough?”, in The Economist, volume 408, number 8848: 2.2.1. At the same time, it is pouring moneyinto cleaning up the country. 2.1. Before colonial times cowry shells imported from Mauritius were used as moneyin We...

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