This post is part of the A to Z Challenge. My theme for the month is A to Z of words in English with an Arabic origin.

….we are nearly at the end of this long 26 days Challenge ! Today’s post is about the name of a Middle Eastern country.


(Possibly,  the name suggests the georgraphic location of Yemen on the southernmost tip of Arabian Peninsula. Another tradition suggests the word derives from the expression al-Yumn which means grace and blessing.)

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4 Replies to “Yemen”

  1. Hi Shahira .. so interesting – and Yemen is historically so fascinating .. I’d love to visit .. cheers Hilary

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