Arabic - a language with a long tradition
For all non-experts, Arabic script consists of wondrous and fascinating characters. They are even written from right to left! And Arabic is of course the language of the Quran and Islam, and thus has great cultural significance. But it is also the mother tongue of around 320 million people and the official language of many countries: Algeria, Bahrain, Djibouti (alongside French), Eritrea (alongside Tigrinya), Iraq (alongside Kurdish), Israel (alongside Hebrew), Yemen, Jordan, Qatar, Comoros (alongside French and Comorian), Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco (alongside Tamazight), Mauritania, Oman, Palestine, Saudi Arabia, Somalia (alongside Somali), Sudan (alongside English), Syria, Chad (alongside French), Tunisia and the United Arab Emirates.
The Langenscheidt German-Arabic dictionary
This dictionary offers around 50.000 keywords and phrases from standard Arabic and common German as well as from all major subject areas along with the corresponding translations. Since idiomatic expressions and colloquialisms breathe life into language, they are taken into account in this dictionary. References to subject areas and stylistic levels make it easier to find the appropriate translation. In addition, Austrian and Swiss expressions are adequately represented.
Look up words on the computer at home, in the office and on the go
Whether in an educational or professional setting, anyone who is already sitting at a computer when studying a foreign language or texts can most conveniently look up translations on the Internet through Langenscheidt. And even when on holiday or on the road, keen language learners can find the Arabic word quickly and reliably via smartphone in the Langenscheidt Online Dictionary. After all, the vocabulary provided there is sourced from the number one dictionary publisher – Langenscheidt – and has undergone review, making it absolutely reliable.
Learning foreign languages – more important today than ever
Having a command of foreign languages, starting with Arabic, English, French, Spanish and Italian, is as important as ever in today’s globalised world. But if you acquired the foreign language a few years back and have not used it for some time it may already be a little rusty. This is where the online dictionary from Langenscheidt helps out. Here you can professionally brush up on your knowledge of Arabic as well as quickly and easily look up the odd missing word.
Langenscheidt is, after all, a media company with a long tradition and extensive product range in the area of languages. In addition to the classic printed dictionaries, Langenscheidt also offers several digital language products and services of the highest quality.