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Arabisms In Spanish

As a result of the Muslim conquest and occupation of Spain (711-1492), the modern Spanish language includes thousands of words of Arabic origin. It is estimated that up to 4,000 words of modern Spanish come rom Arabic. Can you provide the English translation for these very small sample of Spanish Arabisms?
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Last updated: April 26, 2021
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ARABIC (Romanized)
SPANISH
ENGLISH
'aruzz
arroz
rice
aḍ-ḍayʿa
aldea
village
al-birkah
alberca
pool
al-kirāʾ
alquiler
rent
al-miḵadda
almohada
pillow
al-qiṭrān
alquitrán
tar
al-qúţun
algodón
cotton
al-zayt
aceite
oil
al-ʿaqrab
alacrán
scorpion
al-ḵuršūf
alcachofa
artichoke
as-súkkar
azúcar
sugar
az-zaytuna
aceituna
olive
az-zaʿfarān
azafrán
saffron
ballūṭa
bellota
acorn
ḥattā
hasta
until
jarra
jarra
jar
qamīṣ
camisa
shirt
rahīn
rehén
hostage
ṭāsa
taza
cup
ʾisfānāḵ
espinaca
spinach
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