Spanish Language Fun Facts
DidYouKnow that there is roughly 4,000 Spanish words of Arabic origin? It is estimated that there are about one thousand Arabic roots, and approximately three thousand derived words, for a total of around four thousand words or 8% of the Spanish dictionary. Arabic influence on the Spanish language overwhelmingly dates from the Muslim rule in the Iberian Peninsula between 711 and 1492. Follow #TheLanguageDoctors for more fun facts and translation services!