The word Nakba is to Arabic as which word is to Hebrew:
Shoah or seder?
Etymology, Etymology, and more Etymology
as well as grammar, usage, euphemism, slang, jargon, semantics (meaning), linguistics, neologism, idiom, word origin, syntax, dialect, lexicon (vocabulary), diction, pidgin, synonym, antonym, homonym, cant, argot, lingo, and redundancy.
The critically-acclaimed board game
consists of tough questions about the nuances of the English language.
The word Nakba - which denotes "catastrophe" in Arabic - is the
term used by Palestinians to describe the outcome of the 1948 War. The word
Shoah also means "catastrophe" and denotes the
murder of European Jewry during WWII.
Please note that these are draft questions for the board game MooT.
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