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This is a small but growing dictionary of Arabic word and their meaning in English, you may search for a word, add a word or list words by the first letter.. enjoy!
DiyahBlood money to be paid.
Dhul-QadahThe eleventh month of the Islamic calendar.
Dhul-HijjahThe month of Hajj. Twelfth month of the Islamic calendar.
DaynAnything outstanding on anybody. Debt.
Darul-harbAn area or vicinity at war with Muslims. A state under non-Muslim sovereignty.
Dakhn:Any of several cereal plants bearing a large crop of minute nutritious seeds.
Dafeenul Jahiliy-yahBuried treasure during the days of paganism.
DoumbekA Middle Eastern hand drum.
DebkeTraditional folk dance of Lebanon. A basic line or circle dance that's easy to pick up from those around you, it's frequently seen at weddings and family gatherings. Received its name (I'm told) from the dance being performed on rooftops and involving a great deal of foot/heel stomping. Each village and often each large family, has its own special variation.
Danse OrientaleTerm for belly dancing.
Danse du Ventre( French ) "Dance of the stomach"; used at first to describe one dance of the Ouled Nail of Bou Saada in Algeria, where they manipulated only the abdominal muscles. Later used as a dismissive catch-all for any dance from North Africa or the Near/ Middle East with hip or muscle isolation.
Dafftambourine used in Arabia.
Da'iyMuslim missionary involved in da'wah. It can also have a general meaning reffering to someone who calls others to a certain belief.
Dalalgoing astray, deviation from what is right or normal.