Arabic Logo Creativity

Posted on: Friday, October 30th, 2009 1 comments

Today the elflisan blog called my attention to the CNN Arabic logo, which is indeed very creative. The Logo consists of the English letters CNN, but arranged in such a way that they are incorporated in the Arabic word بالعربية (bi l-3arabiya), or “in Arabic”. Really clever and must have … Continue reading

Have Strength And Live This Life Tattoo Design

Posted on: Tuesday, October 20th, 2009 80 comments

Danielle, a reader of this blog, asks for the following Arabic tattoo translation: Hi Max, […] i’m hopeing you can translate the following: “have strength and live this life” this would be mental strength, and to live… have experiances rather than to just exist. I really do hope you can help me and I thank … Continue reading

Lion-Hearted Girl Tattoo

Posted on: Monday, October 19th, 2009 15 comments

Arabic tattoo design for “lion-hearted girl” as requested by Vicky: hello, you wouldnt happen to know what ‘lion hearted girl’ would look like in arabic? thank you! The best translation of this concept is probably بنت ذات قلب الأسد (pronounced bint dhaat qalb ul-asad). This translates literally as ” [a] … Continue reading

Guardian Angel – Arabic Tattoo

Posted on: Monday, October 19th, 2009 23 comments

Vanessa asks for the following Arabic tattoo design: CAN U TRANSLATE GUARDIAN ANGEL IN ARABIC FOR ME PLEASE?! Sure I can. My first intuition was to translate it as “ملك حارس” (malak Haaris). However, it seems that the alternative spelling “ملاك حارس” (malaak Haaris) is more common. This is partly … Continue reading

Arabic Tattoo Design: Strength, Courage, And Wisdom

Posted on: Tuesday, October 13th, 2009 113 comments

I have translated both strength and courage before, but not in combination with “wisdom”. This is the combination requested by a reader: Hi! You seem like someone who know what they are talking about. I am thinking about getting a tat that says strength, courage, and wisdom. I want it … Continue reading

Free Arabic Language Learning Resources

Posted on: Thursday, October 8th, 2009 1 comments

The Free Arabic  Resources section of my website is now open and already has some useful content that you can apply today to speak better Arabic. There are sections on Arabic grammar, Arabic dialects, Arabic proverbs, Arabic phrases and Arabic Words. Be sure to check back frequently, because I’ll add … Continue reading

Arabic Tattoo Perseverance

Posted on: Wednesday, October 7th, 2009 7 comments

Today a Portuguese speaker asked me for a tattoo translation: Bom dia Max, gostaria de fazer uma tatuagem escrito Perseverar, Perseverança. Poderias me enviar pra eu poder fazer? A tatuagem da Angelina Jolie? o que significa? como escrevo? Obrigada, Nana I don’t speak any Portuguese, but from my knowledge of Spanish … Continue reading