Accelerated Arabian Vocabulary. Nomads – a member of a group that moves from place to place following Food, water and grazing land for their Herds. Oases – spot of fertile land in a desert, fed by water from wells or underground springs.
moves from place to place following
Food, water and grazing land for their
fertile land in a
desert, fed by
water from wells
Tribes – any system of social organization made up of villages, bands, or other groups with a common ancestry, language, culture, and name.
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Shaikh – tribe leader who was a respected
leader who would lead the tribe and
settle family or tribal disputes.
Deserts are land areas that receive less than 10 inches of rain a year.
make up a peoples entire
way of life.
Peninsula – a piece of land projecting into the water from a larger land mass.
produced a sweet-smelling smoke which
was used to mask the odor of unwashed
bodies and when burned outside it would
keep out the insects.
certain region generalized or averaged over a period of years; the prevailing atmosphere.
Aqueduct – a conduit for carrying a large quantity of flowing water, a bridge-like structure supporting a canal over a river.
Myrrh – used in potion designed to ease headaches, the pain of childbirth, and joint stiffness as well
As an embalming ingredient to keep
bodies smelling fresh.
Caravan – a single file of pack animals journeying together to transport goods.
drifted by the wind.