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Encyclopedia > Asad
Arabic
اسد
Transliteration
Asad
Translation
"Lion"

Asad is a Arabic name. Arabic (; , less formally, ) is the largest member of the Semitic branch of the Afro-Asiatic language family (classification: South Central Semitic) and is closely related to Hebrew and Aramaic. ... Due to the fact that the Arabic language has a number of phonemes that have no equivalent in English or other European languages, a number of different transliteration methods have been invented to represent certain Arabic characters, due to various conflicting goals: A desire to stay consistent with traditional usage... Translation is an activity comprising the interpretation of the meaning of a text in one language — the source text — and the production, in another language, of a new, equivalent text — the target text, or translation. ... Binomial name Panthera leo (Linnaeus, 1758) The Lion (Panthera leo) is a mammal of the family Felidae. ...


Among prominent people named Asad are:

  • Asad-ullāh - nickname of Ali
  • Asad ibn Hashim - the maternal grandfather of Ali.
  • Asad Ullah Khan Ghalib, Mirza - Famous Urdu Poet
  • Assad, Hafez Ul - Late Syrian President
  • Asad ibn Saman - for man from Khurasan

  Results from FactBites:
 
ASAD AND BLACK SEPTEMBER - The New York Review of Books (819 words)
Asad, then minister of defence, grounded the Syrian Air Force, allowing the Syrian tanks to be mauled by the Jordanian Air Force.
The people betrayed by Asad were all Arabs: the Palestinians in Jordan, and the unfortunate Syrian tank-crews, stabbed in the back by their own minister of defence.
In O'Brien's telling, Asad allowed the tank forces under the control of his rival, Jadid, to be mauled in Jordan, thus paving the way for Asad to eliminate Jadid.
Chavez y Asad rechazan la "agresion" y la "presión" de EEUU | terra (659 words)
Asad, por otra parte, calificó su entrevista con Chávez de "importante, fructífera y exitosa", al señalar que se centró en la situación de la región y en la necesidad de reforzar la cooperación entre los países árabes y latinoamericanos.
Además, Chávez expresó a Asad la necesidad de "la retirada de las fuerzas de EEUU de Irak y su apoyo a la población iraquí en el proceso de recuperación de su soberanía", añadió el líder sirio.
Asad anunció que ha aceptado la invitación de Chávez para visitar Venezuela, y avanzó que viajará pronto a Caracas, donde firmará una serie de acuerdos de interés para ambos países.
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