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Spanish Language Fun Facts

#DidYouKnow that there is roughly 4,000 Spanish words of Arabic origin? It is estimated that there are about one thousand Arabic roots, and approximately three thousand derived words, for a total of around four thousand words or 8% of the Spanish dictionary. Arabic influence on the Spanish language overwhelmingly dates from the Muslim rule in the Iberian Peninsula between 711 and 1492. Follow #TheLanguageDoctors for more fun facts and translation services!


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