Modern Standard Arabic

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Translating Disney’s Frozen into Arabic

See below for an excerpt from my latest piece for The New Yorker, on Disney’s translation of its hit musical Frozen into Modern Standard Arabic. We’ve discussed this subject before on this blog. If you’re interested in reading earlier discussions, check out the following comment sections: The Death of Arabic is Greatly Exaggerated Divided Societies After reading the New … Continue reading

The Death of Arabic is Greatly Exaggerated

ننتقل الآن الى موضوع لا علاقة له بالمحكمة الدولية أو حزب الله أو بالسياسة اللبنانية بشكل عام ، بل وهو موضوع اللغة العربية المهملة المنسية الموشكة على الانقراض Oops. Got a little carried away there. In case some of you are feeling a little bit overloaded on Lebanese politics (in which case, your QN membership … Continue reading

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