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.
Filed under arabic, names, poll
Tagged as bashar al-assad
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.
Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:
You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. ( Log Out / Change )
You are commenting using your Twitter account. ( Log Out / Change )
You are commenting using your Facebook account. ( Log Out / Change )
You are commenting using your Google+ account. ( Log Out / Change )
Connecting to %s
Notify me of new comments via email.
Taking a look at how Arabs are portrayed in the media. With occasional posts about cute animals, soccer, and foreign language translation.
Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.
Join 80 other followers
Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.