Words That We Borrowed From Arabic

Kerala was an important destination along the spice trade route and hence, we’ve had a long-standing relationship with the people of the Arab world. This relationship has left a lasting impact on Malayalam. Here are a few words that we’ve loaned from Arabic.

That was our list. Do you have more? Please share in the comments section.

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