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  • - You totally copied me on this one.

  • - I did!

  • - I knew you did!

  • (laughing)

  • (upbeat music)

  • - Hi, my name is Lauren.

  • - Hi, my name is Kimberly.

  • - Hi, I'm Gadiel.

  • - Hi, I'm Zane,

  • and we are competing today

  • to match Arabic words to Spanish words.

  • - I've been practicing a little Arabic from time to time,

  • you know what I'm saying?

  • - For the ladies

  • because we Arabic women are hot.

  • - Oh yes.

  • (laughing)

  • - So, my parents are from Syria,

  • so I learned Arabic growing up.

  • - Sometimes, you know, my friends would speak Spanish

  • and I'd understand a word here and there.

  • So yeah, there are a lot of great similarities

  • plus we both make bomb ass food.

  • - Word. That's right.

  • - I remember even learning Spanish,

  • hearing the word, "pantalones" or something?

  • - Yes.

  • - And we say "bantalon".

  • - Oh!

  • - You ready?

  • - I got it, I got it baby, I got it.

  • - Don't be scared.

  • - I got it.

  • - I'm gonna beat his ass.

  • (laughing)

  • (upbeat music)

  • - Alright.

  • - Let's do this.

  • - Oh my gosh.

  • I feel like zurāfah sounds (mumbles).

  • Alright.

  • - [Zane] Starting at the bottom.

  • - Qahwah. Qahwah. That's definitely not (mumbles).

  • - Do not copy me!

  • Oh my god!

  • I'm just gonna guess for that one.

  • (dramatic music)

  • - [Zane] Wait! Wait!

  • - [Lauren] We're doing a lot of guessing here.

  • (laughing)

  • - We didn't get much time.

  • I did horrible!

  • - I think I did pretty...okay?

  • A lot of these words sound so similar.

  • - I panicked.

  • - But you did pretty good though,

  • you put them up there.

  • - I tried, y'all.

  • - He tried!

  • - Jirafa, so Jirafa, I matched with zuraf.

  • - [Lauren] Zurafah.

  • - Zurafah.

  • - [Zane] So jirafa, giraffe, right?

  • - Yeah (bell dings).

  • - I got uh blank.

  • - [Kimberly] Soscara is

  • - Masharah.

  • - Masharah.

  • - Yeah.

  • - Is it this one?

  • - It is!

  • - Oh!

  • - Do I get a point?

  • - Um so Jarabe, I matched with this word? (bell dings)

  • - šarāb.

  • - Is it that one? Sarab?

  • - Yes. Yes.

  • - So Sandia is watermelon,

  • and I matched it with this word? (bell dings)

  • because they both started with the same letter

  • and ended with the same letter-ish?

  • - He totally copied me.

  • - [Gadiel] I did! (bell dings)

  • - I knew you did!

  • (laughing)

  • - Asesino. It means murderer (laughs).

  • - Haššāšīn?

  • - [Gadiel] Right? (bell dings)

  • We winning. Look at that.

  • - That's right.

  • - Boom. Teamwork makes the dream work.

  • - Wow that is an A.

  • - I told you, I'm so competitive.

  • - Good job!

  • - Thank you!

  • - Of course!

  • - Good job to you too though.

  • - Thank you.

  • - I think we did good, yo.

  • - I think we did terrible, but okay.

  • (laughing)

  • - I think I did okay,

  • there were a couple things that I mixed up.

  • - We tried our best. You know what?

  • I feel like we bonded, that's all that matters.

  • At the end of the day, that's how we won.

  • - I learned that Spanish really is so similar to Arabic.

  • - Yeah.

  • - And that they're both such,

  • well for one beautiful languages,

  • so I love that.

  • - That the words were so similar,

  • - Yeah.

  • - That when you were saying them in Spanish,

  • I thought they were actually the Arabic words.

  • - I think I would be able to navigate

  • a Spanish speaking country.

  • - One, because there's a lot of similar words to Arabic

  • and I found in English too.

  • - I think I learned that I really love this guy,

  • and I hope we can hang out soon.

  • - I love you too!

  • - [Zane] And Arabs and Spanish people have a lot alike.

  • - We're gonna hang out.

  • - We are gonna hang out.

  • - Yeah. I'm gonna take you to the Dominican Republic with me

  • - I would love that! Yeah!

  • - Let's go! Let's go! Right there.

  • We're gonna go to the beach.

  • (upbeat music)

- You totally copied me on this one.

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How Similar Are Spanish And Arabic?

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    Summer posted on 2020/05/01
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