How to pronounce Bashar al-Assad. I’m using the English spelling that the media likes to use, and I’ll give you a hint that it is misleading.
The Arabic is: بشار الاسد
His last name means “the lion.”
The answer is in the comments.
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It is ba-SHAR al-AAA-sid. If you got it right, treat yo self.
With further detail here:
Fun post at your site. I forgot about Bashshar.
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