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11:10 Apr 1, 2008
Arabic to English translations [PRO]
Bus/Financial - Finance (general) / Finance
Arabic term or phrase: أصل الدين
أصل الدين
Ragaie
Kuwait
Local time: 09:18
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Summary of answers provided
5 +1principal
Noha Mostafa
5 +1principleadel zawm
5The principle of the debtKHALID ALHASSAN
5debt base value / initial debtzax
4the source of the debtNeema
4religious principles/roudiments/source/originationnatasha stoyanova
3the origin of the debtBubo Coromandus
1original debt
Abdelmonem Samir


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7 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5
the origin of the debt


Explanation:
i.e., how the debt arose

if this is not correct, please post more context

Bubo Coromandus
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11 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
religious principles/roudiments/source/origination


Explanation:
If one gives more context, the support one gets will be better and will make more sense.
It's only a part of the possible translations
as well as: origination/principles/basis of religion which is suitable if it was for a certain religion

natasha stoyanova
Bulgaria
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21 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 1/5Answerer confidence 1/5
original debt


Explanation:
just a guess

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Note added at 28 mins (2008-04-01 11:38:35 GMT)
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My guess is ASl al-Dayn means the original sum of the debt (i.e. less the interest ..etc.)

Abdelmonem Samir
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4 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5
debt base value / initial debt


Explanation:
*

zax
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12 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
the source of the debt


Explanation:
context would be helpful...but since the topic is finance , I guess this would work.
Good luck

Neema
Local time: 02:18
Native speaker of: Native in ArabicArabic, Native in FrenchFrench
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19 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5 peer agreement (net): +1
principal


Explanation:
As per Longman Business English Dictionary: Principal (fianance): the original amount of a loan,not including any of the interest that is paid.


    Reference: http://www.longman.com
Noha Mostafa
Egypt
Local time: 08:18
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Native speaker of: Native in ArabicArabic
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Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Bubo Coromandus: yes, exactly, the amount which the borrower borrowed (this is less than he has to repay)
15 hrs
  -> Thanks Deborah sorry for not answering earlier
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71 days   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5 peer agreement (net): +1
principle


Explanation:
principal (nonya answer) is a noun for people whereas principle is the orginal of a debt

adel zawm
Local time: 09:18
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Native speaker of: Native in ArabicArabic

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agree  Noha Mostafa: Adel, please check Longman Business English Dictionary
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222 days   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5
The principle of the debt


Explanation:
EXAMPLE : IF THE DEBT, AND ITS ACCUMULATED INTERESTS EQUALS TO 160. THE PRINCIPLE OTHE DEBT WILL BE 100.

KHALID ALHASSAN
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