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أما بعد..

English translation: ... and thereafter

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Arabic term or phrase:أما بعد..
English translation:... and thereafter
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01:15 Jul 12, 2001
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Art/Literary
Arabic term or phrase: أما بعد..
Is there an equivalent to "Amma Ba'd" in English?
Amma Ba'd is the term used when writing "Arabic" letters. It usually comes directly after the introduction/all the greetings(how are you and how's your health, the family the neighbours... etc) and before starting on the heart (the main part) of the letter.
Mona Helal
Local time: 23:16
... and thereafter
Explanation:
This is the most suitable equivalent that I know. It is commonly used in Islamic sermons, essays, and other text, to separate the traditional preamble that contains the praise of Allah and His prophet (صلى الله عليه و سلم), and the reminders to fear Allah, from the subject body.

Hope this helps,

Alaa Zeineldine

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1 hr peer agreement (net): +1
... and thereafter


Explanation:
This is the most suitable equivalent that I know. It is commonly used in Islamic sermons, essays, and other text, to separate the traditional preamble that contains the praise of Allah and His prophet (صلى الله عليه و سلم), and the reminders to fear Allah, from the subject body.

Hope this helps,

Alaa Zeineldine



Alaa Zeineldine
Egypt
Local time: 14:16
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agree  AhmedAMS
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1 hr peer agreement (net): +1
... thereafter


Explanation:
I should have mentioned that you could also use "thereafter" separately as well as "and thereafter".

Alaa Zeineldine

Alaa Zeineldine
Egypt
Local time: 14:16
Native speaker of: Native in ArabicArabic, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 431

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