Arabist

[n] - a scholar who specializes in Arab languages and culture
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Arabist

Ar`a·bist noun [ Confer French Arabiste .] One well versed in the Arabic language or literature; also, formerly, one who followed the Arabic system of surgery.
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arabist

One well versed in the Arabic language or literature; also, formerly, one who followed the Arabic system of surgery. ... Origin: Cf. F. Arabiste. ... Source: Websters Dictionary ... (01 Mar 1998) ...
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Arabist

noun a scholar who specializes in Arab languages and culture
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Arabist

• (n.) One well versed in the Arabic language or literature; also, formerly, one who followed the Arabic system of surgery.
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Arabist

[political] As used in modern, mainly American, political discourse, the term Arabist generally refers to a non-Arab observer with experience or specialization in Arabic language and culture, who is perceived to be excessively sympathetic towards Arab political views in relation to the Arab–Israeli conflict. Accusations of bias, and the t...
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Arabist

An Arabist is someone normally from outside the Arab World who specialises in the study of the Arabic language and culture (usually including Arabic literature). ==Origins== Arabists began in medieval Muslim Spain, which lay on the frontier between the Muslim world and Christendom. At various times, either a Christian or a Muslim kingdom might be ...
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