Lesbian Dictionary Arabic
How to say lesbian in Arabic
Below are the words of our Arabic Lesbian Dictionary that we will expand in new editions. If you know any more, please, contact us. But first some information about the language and where it is spoken.
Arabic is a Semitic macro language. With 280 million first language speakers and 250 million second language, it is the eighth Most spoken language in the world and is the only official language in twenty countries country and co-official in at least six others. Spoken, in its many variants, northern and central Africa and the Arabian peninsula.
The situation of LGBT people in the Arab world is one of the worst we can find today, although it is a relatively recent phenomenon that some place after the colonization of the West, since before it was well seen and praised in literature and in the art. In spite of being considered a crime and in many cases with the death penalty, some studies affirm that the separation of sexes and the scarce heterosexual freedom outside of marriage causes greater homosexual behavior. All in all, women’s homosexual behavior has generally had less visibility.
This dictionary includes positive neologisms coined at the end of the 20th century by professionals in psychology, sociology, and journalists since until that date there were only pejorative words.
Junusiya, like Misliyat el jins, is a positive neologism whose translation into Spanish would be a homosexual woman.+
The Arabic language did not have non-derogative expressions to talk about sexual diversity, but at the end of the 20th-century professionals from psychology, sociology and journalists began using the expression Junusiya Misliya as the Arabic equivalent of the word homosexuality, created a century earlier. Other positive neologisms are:
·Izdiwajiyat el moyool el jinsiya: bisexuality.
·Moyool jinsiya: sexual orientation.
·Hawiya jinsiya: sexual identity.
·Hawiyat el jins: gender identity.
·Izdiwajiyat el jins: intersexuality.
·Izdiwaji el jins: intersexual.
·Hawiya junusiya: homosexual identity.
·Hawiya misliya: gay identity.+
Misliya is a positive expression whose translation would be lesbian.+
Misliyat el jins is a positive neologism whose translation into the Spanish language would be a homosexual woman.+
The acronym MMMM is the Arabic equivalent of the also acronym LGBT. The words that compose it are Misliya, Misli, Mozdawij, and Moghayir, that is, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender.+
Moghayirat el jins is the positive neologism coined to refer to transgender and transsexual women.