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Usage[change source]

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Template {{lang-ar}} indicates to readers the original form of a term or phrase in Arabic. The term or phrase is the only mandatory parameter. The text is formatted according to recommendations in Wikipedia:Manual of Style/Text formatting#Foreign terms (italics for Latin-script languages, regular for others).

The parameter |links=no prevents the language name from being linked.

The parameter |lit= enables a literal translation to be given.

Syntax[change source]

|Arabic text – using Arabic. (mandatory)
|links=value – valid values: yes to have the language name linked (default) and no to prevent the language name from being linked. (optional)
|lit=string – valid strings are English phrases of Arabic. (optional)
|translit=string – valid strings are transliterations (with the Latin script) of Arabic text. (optional)

Examples[change source]

Code Result
{{lang-ar|عمّون}} Arabic: عمّون
{{lang-ar|عمّون|ʻAmmūn}} Arabic: عمّون‎, romanized: ʻAmmūn
{{lang-ar|الصديق|Aṣ-Ṣaddīq|lit=The Truthful}} Arabic: الصديق‎, romanized: Aṣ-Ṣaddīq, lit.'The Truthful'
{{lang-ar|Arabic|transliteration|lit=literal|links=no}} Arabic: Arabic‎, lit.'literal'

See also[change source]

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TemplateData for Lang-ar

Insert Arabic text. Indicates to readers the original form of a term or phrase in Arabic.

Template parameters


The foreign text to display.

Display linklinks

Set to no to disable the link to the article's language.

Literal translationlit

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A Latin alphabet respelling of Arabic text