Kilwa

Arabic translation: كلوه

22:43 Apr 7, 2005
English to Arabic translations [PRO]
Social Sciences - History / History of South Arabia
English term or phrase: Kilwa
A port city on the coast of Oman overlooking the Gulf of Oman, Indian Ocean.
MElHelw
Local time: 03:13
Arabic translation:كلوه
Explanation:
It is a city built by the Sultan Said Bin Sultan of Oman in 1828 AD on an island just of the coast of Zanzibar

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Note added at 17 mins (2005-04-07 23:01:45 GMT)
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في بعض المراجع الأخري \"كلوة\"

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Note added at 19 mins (2005-04-07 23:03:09 GMT)
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sorry, \"off the coast\" not \"of the coast\" :-) It belonged to Oman, but was not in Oman.
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Sam Berner
Australia
Local time: 11:13
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Thanks Sam. Also to Mona Helal. Thanks to Fuad Yahya for putting up with me.
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kilwa
كلوه


Explanation:
It is a city built by the Sultan Said Bin Sultan of Oman in 1828 AD on an island just of the coast of Zanzibar

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Note added at 17 mins (2005-04-07 23:01:45 GMT)
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في بعض المراجع الأخري \"كلوة\"

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Note added at 19 mins (2005-04-07 23:03:09 GMT)
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sorry, \"off the coast\" not \"of the coast\" :-) It belonged to Oman, but was not in Oman.


    Reference: http://www.imamreza.net/arb/imamreza.php?id=2385
Sam Berner
Australia
Local time: 11:13
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Grading comment
Thanks Sam. Also to Mona Helal. Thanks to Fuad Yahya for putting up with me.

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Mona Helal: also spelt as كيلوا as in http://66.102.7.104/search?q=cache:S3l7mTyO4YEJ:www.ksu.edu.... kilwa&hl=en&lr=lang_ar - another spelling is كلوا
1 hr
  -> thanks, Mona. Interesting how a place created by Arabs can have more than one Arabic spelling. Amazing!

agree  Mohamed Elsayed
18 hrs
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