how to pronounce arab


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the above transcription of arab is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

arab is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of arab in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… and the united arab emirates certainly …”

meanings of arab


  1. A member of an Arabic-speaking community.
  2. A particular breed of horse.
  3. A street Arab.
  4. An inhabitant of Arabia or the Arab world.
  5. A Semitic person, whose forebears were from Arabia.


  1. Of or pertaining to Arabs and their nations.

arab frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word arab occurs in english on average 16 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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