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The word Barrack

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Submitted by dhimmi no more (United States), Aug 30, 2008 at 07:22

The word is derived from the root BRK and it also means in Arabic as well as in Syriac: blessing

The Arabic word is baraka but a male name would be mubarak as in Hosni Mubarak.

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