Welcome to an exploration of common roots, 
parallels, and similarities among Arabic and Hebrew words, 
featuring a lexicon of nearly 1,000 Arabic and Hebrew word-pairs of 
common origin, both cognates and borrowings. 

Click on the letters at left to view partial word-pair lists.
The complete word-pair lists are available near the bottom of this page, 
but they do not include the updates and corrections that are
present in the print edition.

We are pleased to announce the publication of

Arabic Hebrew Lexicon: 
A Collection of Shared, Similar, and Related 
Arabic-Hebrew and Hebrew-Arabic Word Pairs

Trade Paperback
6x9 in, 15x23 cm
221 pp.
  • ISBN-10: 0986170208
  • ISBN-13: 978-0986170201

We are currently revising site content so as to reflect the print edition. 
We apologize in advance for a period in which there may be some 
inconsistency between site content and the print edition, 
and/or formatting issues on various pages.
Thank You!


The Arabic to Hebrew and Hebrew to Arabic word lists that have been featured on this website have been replaced by new ones that are available, in full, only in the print edition. Only excerpts from the new versions are available by clicking on the chart at left. Modifications present in the new version include a revised and more detailed English Meaning column, a new method of romanization, the addition of new Arabic-Hebrew and Hebrew-Arabic word pairs, indication of period of historic usage for some Hebrew words, and correction of typographical errors. 


Arabic to Hebrew

Hebrew to Arabic


A list of sources consulted in the preparation of this website.

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