Fremen and Modern Arabic

Posted By SandChigger on June 17, 2010

I’ve added a new page in the resources section of the site, something I’ve been working on for a while: a comparison of Frank Herbert’s Dune “Fremen” language and the Modern Arabic words and phrases which presumably were its source.

A comparison of Frank Herbert’s “Fremen” and Modern Arabic

If you have any comments or feedback, please post them here. (And yes, there is still plenty more to add to the table!)

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One Response to “Fremen and Modern Arabic”

  1. gurensan says:

    Since no one posted anything here, in two years and twelve days, I will…

    Any chance of recordings for pronunciation?

    “? and ? represent the voiced pharyngeal fricative and glottal stop, respectively” kinda mean nothing to a standard American education.

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