The Importance Of The Arabic Language

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Around about the 9th and 10th centuries, Math and Science started to flourish in the Middle Eastern world. This time is known as “The Golden Age of Islam” (Chejne 57). During this time many Middle Eastern scholars began taking the works of the greeks and translating them into the Arabic Language. This allowed for the Middle East to learn in a new way and brought light to this new world of learning. Through this translation, many doors opened up which allowed for new mathematics and scientific discoveries. Arabic then became known as the language of mathematics and sciences (Chejne 59). While Arabic is one of the more known languages of the Middle East and shows in great context how one language can develop and grow as an identity for people all of the other Middle Eastern Languages did the same as well. Besides showing how language is important to a society through religion, literature, and learning Arabic also shows how a language can evolve into different ones as described before as dialects. Overall, the Arabic Language contains one standard version of the language and around 12 main different dialects. The Standard version of the Language is known as Modern Standard Arabic or MSA for short. This form of Arabic is what is taught in schools and known as the “Written” form of Arabic (Callison-Burch et al. 2). Having this standard form of Arabic is a way for everyone who speaks it to be able to understand and communicate with one another. This helps show another great
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