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Dhimmi no more

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Submitted by Vijay (United Kingdom), Oct 27, 2006 at 04:31

>Submitted by dhimmi no more, Oct 18, 2006 at 17:53

> But I will let you guess: kabeer means big and faylasoof means philosopher and ya means O and ayuha >means you! I know you will put it together. It sounds lame in English but it sounds just great in Arabic.

Faylasoof looks taken from the greek word Philosopher , which comes from the Greek roots - Philios (friend of ) ,sophia (knowledge).

It is curious that Arabic does not have a native word for 'philosophy'

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