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30 Everyday English Words You Didn't Know Came From Arabic

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26. Sugar
> Arabic (phonetic transliteration): sukkar
> Meaning in Arabic: sugar

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27. Syrup
> Arabic (phonetic transliteration): sharāb
> Meaning in Arabic: alcoholic drink; any beverage

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28. Tangerine
> Arabic (phonetic transliteration): Tanja
> Meaning in Arabic: the port city of Tangier, Morocco, from which tangerines were shipped

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29. Tuna
> Arabic (phonetic transliteration): al-tunn
> Meaning in Arabic: tuna

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30. Zero
> Arabic (phonetic transliteration): sifr
> Meaning in Arabic: the numeral zero

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