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Old May 17, 2013, 10:34 AM
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Location: Corona, California
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Native Language: inglés y español).
Villa is on a distinguished road
Así que echemos un vistazo a las palabras más comunes en el idioma español que provienen del árabe.
Dios mío qué tan comunes parecen. ¿Podríamos vivir sin estas palabras?

aceite — oil

adobe — adobe

aceituna — olive

aduana — customs (as at a border)

ajedrez — chess

Alá — Allah

alacrán — scorpion

albacora — albacore

albahaca — basil

alberca — tank, swimming pool in Mexico

alcalde — mayor

álcali — alkali

alcatraz — pelican (A very famous prison in San Francisco, California)

alcázar — fortress, palace -

alcoba — bedroom, alcove

alcohol — alcohol - Includes all of them. Beer, Whiskey, Wine etc.

alfil — bishop (in chess)

alfombra — carpet

algarroba — carob

algodón — cotton

algoritmo — algorithm

alquimia — alchemy

almacén — storage

almanaque — almanac

almirante — admiral

almohada — pillow

alquiler — rent

alquimia — alchemy

añil — indigo

amalgama — amalgam

arroba — @ symbol

arroz — rice

asesino — assassin

atún — tuna

ayatolá — ayatollah

azafrán — saffron

azar — chance

azúcar — sugar

azul — blue (same source as English "azure")

barrio — district

berenjena — eggplant

balde — bucket

burca — burqa

café — coffee

cero — zero

chivo — billy goat

cifra — cifra

Corán — Koran

cuscús — couscous

dado — die (singular of "dice")

espinaca — spinach

fez — fez

fulano — what's-his-name

gacela — gazelle

guitarra — guitar

hachís — hashish

harén — harem

hasta — until

imán — imam

islam — Islam

jaque — check (in chess)

jaque mate — checkmate

jirafa — giraffe

laca — lacquer

lila — lilac

lima — lime

limón — lemon

loco — crazy

macabro — macabre

marfil — marble, ivory

masacre — massacre

masaje — massage

máscara — mask

mazapán — marzipan

mezquita — mosque

momia — mummy

mono — monkey

muslim — muslim

naranja — orange

¡Ojalá! — I hope, God willing

olé — bravo (Isn't this interesting? Bull fighting.)

el paraíso — paradise (¡Mi lugar favorito!)

ramadán — Ramadan

rehén — hostage

rincón — corner, nook

sandía — watermelon

sorbete — sherbet

sofá — sofa

rubio — blond

talco — talc

tamarindo — tamarind

tarea — task (la tarea, homework)

tarifa — tariff

tártaro — tartar

taza — cup

toronja — grapefruit

zafra — harvest

zanahoria — carrot

zumo — juice

Last edited by AngelicaDeAlquezar; May 17, 2013 at 04:39 PM. Reason: Removed formatting