Asked • 04/12/19

How are foreign terms incorporated into the Arabic system of vowel alternation?

I don't know much at all about the specifics of Arabic grammar, so this question might not make sense, but as I understand it, most Arabic words consist of a three-consonant root with vowels inserted to alter the meaning / part of speech. My question is, do loanwords take part in this process, or are they unaffected by it?

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Matt G. answered • 05/29/19

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