Languages of Libya
The official language of Libya is Modern Standard Arabic. Most residents speak one of the varieties of Arabic as a first language, most prominently Libyan Arabic, but also Egyptian Arabic and Tunisian...
Languages of Libya - Wikipedia
A new weapon of Islamist extremists is...poetry?
Militant Islamist groups have a number of strategies for recruiting vulnerable young men to their cause. They produce videos, tap into social media and write fiery pamphlets with overblown rhetoric. ...
A new weapon of Islamist extremists is...poetry?
Militant Islamist groups have a number of strategies for recruiting vulnerable young men to their cause. They produce videos, tap into social media and write fiery pamphlets with overblown rhetoric. ...
Arabic language
Arabic /ˈærəbɪk/ (Arabic: العَرَبِيةُ‎‎ al-ʻarabiyyah [alʕaraˈbijja] or Arabic: عربي ,عربى‎‎ ʻarabī [ˈʕarabiː]) is the Classical Arabic language of the 6th century and ...
Arabic language - Wikipedia
Arabic calligraphy
Islamic calligraphy, or Arabic calligraphy, is the artistic practice of handwriting and calligraphy, based upon the Arabic language and alphabet in the lands sharing a common Islamic cultural heritage...
Arabic calligraphy - Wikipedia
Tamahaq language
Tamahaq is the only known Northern Tuareg language spoken in Algeria, western Libya, and northern Niger. It varies little from the southern languages of Ayr, Azawagh and Adagh. The differences mostly ...
Northern Berber languages
The Northern Berber languages form a dialect continuum across the Maghreb that constitute a branch of the Berber language subgroup of the Afroasiatic family. Their continuity has been broken by the s...
Arabic grammar
Arabic grammar (Arabic: نحو عربي‎ naḥw ‘arabī or قواعد اللغة العربية qawā‘id al-lughah al-‘arabīyah) is the grammar of the Arabic language. Arabic is a Semitic language and its grammar has ...
Arabic grammar - Wikipedia
Awjila language
Awjila (also known as Aujilah, Augila, Aoudjila) is a Berber language spoken in Cyrenaica, Libya, in the Awjila oasis. UNESCO considers Awjilah to be seriously endangered as the youngest speakers have...
Awjila language - Wikipedia
Varieties of Arabic
There are many varieties of the Arabic language (dialects or otherwise) in existence within five regional forms. Arabic itself is a Semitic language that originated on the Arabian peninsula. The large...
Varieties of Arabic - Wikipedia
Influence of Arabic on other languages
Arabic has had a great influence on other languages, especially in vocabulary. The influence of Arabic has been most profound in those countries dominated by Islam or Islamic power. Arabic is a major...
Influence of Arabic on other languages - Wikipedia
Zuwara Berber
Zuwara Berber (Zuara, Zwara) is the Zenati Berber dialect of Zuwara on the coast of western Tripolitania - in the district of northwestern Libya. Several works of Terence Mitchell, notably Zuaran Ber...
Domari language
Domari is an Indo-Aryan language, spoken by older Dom people scattered across the Middle East. The language is reported to be spoken as far north as Azerbaijan and as far south as central Sudan, in Tu...
Libyan Sign Language
Libyan Sign Language is the deaf sign language of Libya. It appears to belong to the Arab sign language family (Hendriks 2008).
Ghadamès language
Ghadamès is a language spoken mainly by some Libyan Berbers. It is spoken in Ghadames, a small oasis town near the Libyan border with Algeria and Tunisia. It is spoken by 10,000 people in Libya, and 2...
List of Arabic loanwords in English
The following English words have been acquired either directly from Arabic or else indirectly by passing from Arabic into other languages and then into English. Most entered one or more of the Romance...
Romanization of Arabic
Different approaches and methods for the romanization of Arabic exist. They vary in the way that they address the inherent problems of rendering written and spoken Arabic in the Latin script. Examples...
Arabic alphabet
The Arabic alphabet (Arabic: الأَبْجَدِيَّة العَرَبِيَّة‎ al-abjadīyah al-ʻarabīyah or الحُرُوف العَرَبِيَّة al-ḥurūf al-ʻarabīyah) or Arabic abjad is the Arabic script as it is codified fo...
Arabic phonology
While many languages have numerous dialects that differ in phonology, the contemporary spoken Arabic language is more properly described as a continuum of varieties. This article deals primarily with...
Libyan Arabic
Libyan Arabic (Lībi ليبي; also known as Sulaimitian Arabic) is a variety of Arabic spoken in Libya and neighboring countries. It can be divided into two major dialect areas; the eastern centred in Ben...
Libyan Arabic - Wikipedia
Teda language
The Teda language, Tedaga, belongs to the Saharan subfamily of the Nilo-Saharan, spoken in southern Libya, northern Chad and eastern Niger by the Teda people.Tebu is used for both the northern dialect...
Nafusi language
Nafusi (also spelled Nefusi, Berber name: Maziɣ or Tanfusit) is the Berber language of the Nafusa Mountains (Drar n infusen), a large area in northwestern Libya. This variety of the Berber language is...
Libyan Italian
Italian settlers in Libya (Italian: Italo-libici, also called Italian Libyans) typically refers to Italians, and their descendants, who resided or were born in Italian Libya, in the colonial perio...
Sokna language
Sokna or Sawknah is a Berber language spoken in the town of Sokna (Isuknan) and the village of Fuqaha in northeastern Fezzan in Libya. The most extensive and recent materials on it are Sarnelli (1924...
Arabic numerals
Arabic numerals or Hindu-Arabic numerals or Indo-Arabic numerals are the ten digits: 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9. They are the most common symbolic repres...
Arabic numerals - Wikipedia
List of Libyan Arabic words of Italian origin
Italian loanwords exist in Libyan Arabic mainly, but not exclusively, as a technical jargon. For example machinery parts, workshop tools, electrical supplies, names of fish species ...etc.
List of Libyan Arabic words of Italian origin - Wikipedia
United Nations Security Council Resolution 528
United Nations Security Council Resolution 528, adopted on December 21, 1982, after the General Assembly passed Resolution 3190 extolling the virtues of expanded working languages, the Council decided...