What are the most ancient languages in the world?

It’s not every day that a document written in one of the most ancient languages in the world is uncovered. This is what the famous Egyptian Museum of Cairo did in 2013 after a remarkable find in a cave at the port of Wadi al-Jarf near the Red Sea.

How many countries speak Arabic?

Arabic is the official language of 25 countries that stretch from Morocco in the North of Africa until the United Arab Emirates in the Persian Gulf. There are three forms of Arabic: Modern Standard Arabic, Classical Arabic and Colloquial Arabic. Modern Standard Arabic is the direct descendant of Classical Arabic…

Expert Hack for Learning Arabic

Last week we discussed a few reasons as to why learning Arabic can be a highly advantageous addition to your CV. Our article revolved around how learning Arabic can benefit you economically, professionally and even psychologically. This week we thought it is only fair to complement our previous work…

Learning Arabic – 4 reasons to take on the challenge

Many people make the mistake of learning a particular language simply because they like it or the culture associated with it. Tastes and preferences differ greatly from one person to another and personal motivations can be the main reason we gravitate towards a specific language. I am sure you have…

Arabic made easy: an overview of Arabic dialects

Don’t let the title fool you; Arabic can’t be made easy. But we can do our best to clear the air if you’re in a perplexed state of mind about the Arabic dialects you should learn. Or if you are searching for Arabic translation services, we can give a…

Arabic dialects: a close look at North African Arabic

Where is Maghrebi Arabic spoken? North African, Western or Maghrebi Arabic is a form of Arabic dialects spoken by the inhabitants of the North of Africa. The Maghreb region includes Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Libya, Mauritania and Western Sahara. The name “Maghreb” derives from the Arabic word “مغرب”, denoting “the place…

Is it difficult to find qualified Sinhalese translators?

“Do you have professional Sinhalese translators in your books?”, “Can you provide good Sinhalese translations?”, “I need to translate marketing documents from English into Sinhalese” or “We have some legal documents for which we need quality Sinhalese translations” are not strange requests at Pangeanic . We are here to solve all your…

Looking for English Vietnamese translators?

“Do you have certified Vietnamese translators?”, “Can you provide professional Vietnamese translations?”, “I need to translate legal documents from English into Vietnamese” or “We have a website for which we need a quality Vietnamese translation” are some of the daily inquiries we receive from clients and we are happy to help you with…

Arabic content on the internet: an unfilled gap

Things to consider regarding Arabic content on the internet: Twenty two countries, four-hundred and twenty million speakers, two continents and one language. It may come as a surprise that there is a huge lack of Arabic content on the seemingly infinite world wide web. Arabic vs. other World languages If…

Can Arabic be romanized?

Can Arabic be romanized? Let’s answer the question starting with the definition of romanization, following the possible difficulties that the romanization of Arabic may entail and ending with some interesting examples to dot the i’s. What is romanization? Romanization is the process of converting a non-roman writing system into Latin…