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Why was Arabic writing popular in West Africa?

Thus Muslim scholars – whose lives were primarily devoted to the arts of reading and writing – were reputed across West Africa for their knowledge of the secrets for conveying the power of the written word of God towards diverse purposes in both the spiritual and physical realm.

How did Arabic become written language in West Africa?

The Arabic script was introduced into Africa by the spread of Islam and by trade. The adapted form of the script is also called Ajami, especially in the Sahel, and sometimes by specific names for individual languages, such as Wolofal, Sorabe, and Wadaad writing.

When did Arabic become a written language?

The Arabic alphabet probably originated at some time in the 4th century ce, but the earliest extant Arabic writing is a trilingual inscription—Greek-Syriac-Arabic—of 512 ce.

How did the Arabic language spread to Africa?

After the rise of Islam in the Hejaz, Arab culture and language were spread outside the Arabian Peninsula through conquest, trade and intermarriages between members of the non-Arab local population and the peninsular Arabs. The Arabic language began to serve as a lingua franca in these areas and dialects were formed.

Which is the most badass language?

Arabic can be sweet and beautiful or harsh and badass, therefore I wouldn’t call it the most cool sounding language. As a speaker of both Arabic and Russian I’d say Russian by far sounds more badass.

Is duolingo actually bad?

It’s not. At least, it’s not if you don’t go into using it with the wrong ideas. Duolingo (no need for the CaMel case) won’t make you fluent in a language. By itself, nothing will, whether it’s an app, a textbook, your teacher, or anything else.

What is the manliest language?

The most manly language is obviously AMERICAN ENGLISH. It is the language of POWER.

What is the most powerful sounding language?

English is by far the most powerful language. It is the dominant language of three G7 nations (USA, UK and Canada), and British legacy has given it a global footprint. It is the world’s lingua franca. Mandarin, which ranks second, is only half as potent.

Which language sounds the most evil?


What is the most feminine language?


  • Arabic.
  • Persian.
  • French.
  • Portuguese.
  • Norwegian.
  • Swedish.

What is the softest language?

Italian language

Does Dutch have gender?

Almost all Dutch speakers maintain the neuter gender, which has distinct adjective inflection, definite article and some pronouns.

Why is English not gendered?

A system of grammatical gender, whereby every noun was treated as either masculine, feminine, or neuter, existed in Old English, but fell out of use during the Middle English period; therefore, Modern English largely does not have grammatical gender.

What are the 4 genders?

The four genders are masculine, feminine, neuter and common.

What are the 50 genders?

A List of 50 Genders and Counting: Which Gender Are You?

  • Agender.
  • Androgyne.
  • Androgynous.
  • Bigender.
  • Cis.
  • Cisgender.
  • Cis Female.
  • Cis Male.

What language has no gender?

No grammatical gender Certain language families, such as the Austronesian, Turkic and Uralic language families, usually have no grammatical genders (see genderless language).