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Best stick to petty personal insults....

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Submitted by Amin Riaz (United Kingdom), Dec 2, 2011 at 03:36

Stick with petty personal insults.... I have exposed that you have no knowledge of Arabic. That's it. Outright lies will push you deeper into the hole.

And how come you did not know that Ahmad Badier is ignorant and that there is no root in Arabic called as-salmu (sic)?

Of course there is no root called as-salmu - the root is - as-Salamu. And that is the root for Islam. ... It is stupid to say it isn't.

Any Arabic dictionary would verify this.

You see our dear Amin the Arabs are clueless about the grammar of their own language

As any general native speaker would be clueless about his mother tongue. I only learned English Grammar through learning other languages.... yet I am native speaker. Just because someone is Arab does not mean they can tell the difference between grammar elements.

and let me share this story with you and the readers: There is a big time Shiekh in Cairo his name is Khaled el-Gendi who told his audience that the word kafir comes from the word to cover! Then he gave the audience the following example: there is a town in Egypt called Kafr el-Zayat and that the word kafr here comes from the fact that el-falaheen (the peasants) when they plant the seeds they cover them with dirt and this is why the town's name is Kafr el-Zayat!

el-Gendi is a Media personality and is prone to saying controversial things... second - in Arabic cultures names generally . Ilm al-Ishtiqaaq etymology is a inexact science - it mostly history. The above does not show el-Gendi's ignorance of Arabic grammar.

And using this story to generalise that Arabs en-mass do not know Arabic is idiotic. Arabic linguistics hasn't as a science progressed inline with the Western science. A real shame - because the language is where Arabs in the past have really excelled.

And you have habit of calling EVERY other Arabic word Syriac. I have established you have NO knowledge of Arabic and furthermore you have no knowledge of English grammar either... else you would know basic linguistic elements such as "subject of Verb", Verbs conjugations and etc.

So next time you want to quote an Arab or a wannabe arab when it comes to etymology or Arabic garmmar and meaning of Arabic words: check them first for yourself or you will make a fool of yourself

Who the hell are you? I specialise in Classical Arabic. I tend to stick to quoting historical masters.... like of Sharif Jurjani, Sibway, Ibn Hisham, Ibn Hajib are linguistic geniuses regardless ....

You are someone who does not even understand that verbs conjugate.

You someone who lies shamelessly. For example the word

And how come you did not tell PP that the word receipt in Arabic means wasl? Let me guess because you did not take the time to verify what he wrote right?

There you go a lie.... Pied Pier used the word right and his subject matter was completely different than comparing what the word receipt means in Arabic. As the word receipt has several other Arabic words beside wasl and istilaam.

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Learn to respect the Brits that you live among and are generous enough to pay the cost of your social benefits oh and leave islam and you will get our repect

Again a lie..... but this is an area you should stick to. Personal petty insults... That I do not mind :-)

The Brits haven't got money for themselves .... as Mother India is no longer paying for them.

Pretense and lying about Arabic ..... leave it.

Submitting....

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