Definitions for arabicˈær ə bɪk

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word arabic

Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Ar•a•bicˈær ə bɪk(n.)

  1. a Semitic language that in its classical form reflects the speech of Arabia at the time of Muhammad: now spoken in a variety of dialects over much of North Africa, the Sahara, and SW Asia.

    Category: Peoples

    Ref: Abbr.: Ar 4

  2. (adj.)of or pertaining to Arabic.

    Category: Peoples

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Arabic, Arabic language(adj)

    the Semitic language of the Arabs; spoken in a variety of dialects

  2. Arabic(adj)

    relating to or characteristic of Arabs

    "Arabic languages"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. Arabic(noun)ˈær ə bɪk

    a language of many people in the Middle East and North Africa

    an Arabic text


  1. Arabic(Adjective)

    Of, from, or pertaining to Arab countries or cultural behaviour (see also Arab as an adjective).

  2. Arabic(ProperNoun)

    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.

  3. Arabic(ProperNoun)

    The Aramaic-derived alphabet used to write the Arabic, Persian, Pashto, Urdu, and Uyghur languages, among others.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Arabic(adj)

    of or pertaining to Arabia or the Arabians

  2. Arabic(noun)

    the language of the Arabians

Translations for arabic

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


1,2 etc, as opposed to Roman numerals, I,II etc.

Get even more translations for arabic »


Find a translation for the arabic definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these arabic definitions with the community:


Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:


"arabic." STANDS4 LLC, 2014. Web. 26 Nov. 2014. <>.

Are we missing a good definition for arabic?

The Web's Largest Resource for

Definitions & Translations

A Member Of The STANDS4 Network

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for arabic: