Etymology is a difficult subject – but also great fun. Many Arabic words are borrowed: where do they come from? What is their original meaning?
Superman is called Kal El. Batman's enemy is Ra's al-Ghoul. Many names in the comic universe have an Arabic or Hebrew flavor. Why is that? And what do they mean?
There is a difference between Satan, Iblis, and the Devil in Arabic. Let's analyze the terms and see how to use them.
In Arabic, there are words that don’t look Arabic - and they aren't. The etymology of basha, bakshish, sitt, efendim, khan, dulab, fingan and Khorchide.
In Arabic there are words that don’t look Arabic - and they aren't. The etymology of liman, odah, dondurma, shish tawouk, gazma, dughry, fihris.