AROUND THE HOUSE

In­ter­spersed with the Ara­bic con­ver­sa­tions over­heard through­out the cap­i­tal city, even na­tive Ara­bic speak­ers might be sur­prised to hear some un­fa­mil­iar words. Though Ara­bic is the of­fi­cial lan­guage in the Sul­tanate, there are all kinds of words and phras

HI Weekly - - FRONT PAGE - ILUSTRATION ISIDORE VIC CARLOMAN

Ev­ery­day ob­jects, ex­otic words. Bet you didn’t know what these house­hold items were called in Ara­bic.

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