Arabingish is a fun and informative documentation of Arabish terminology and its origins represents an effort to understand the social culture clashes that influence our Egyptian community today. The aim of documenting the words that are derived from other languages is, in fact, a study in language and cross-cultural communication. As such, the results presented here can be considered a small contribution to social science research. This publication studies the ways in which the Egyptian language has been impacted by Western cultures. The outcomes show that the majority of the derived terms come from the English language. Thus, this project shows how colonization and globalization have largely influenced how Egyptians communicate on a daily basis and the extent to which the English and other languages have been able to ingrain themselves within the Egyptian community. Furthermore, this publication is an enjoyable resource for young Egyptians as it encourages them to thoroughly consider the nature of the everyday language that they use, its origins and its cultural implications. As such, it addresses the ongoing passivity that is prevalent among the youth as they acquire and use new terms without considering the potential consequences.
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Amr, Roudaina, "Arabingish" (2018). Capstone and Graduation Projects. 53.
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