Iraqi linguist, restaurateur Pius Alibek on links between Arabic and Catalan languages

Iraqi linguist, restaurateur Pius Alibek on links between Arabic and Catalan languages
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Updated 25 May 2021

Iraqi linguist, restaurateur Pius Alibek on links between Arabic and Catalan languages

Iraqi linguist, restaurateur Pius Alibek on links between Arabic and Catalan languages

BARCELONA: Reporting for Arab News, Mayssa Fattouh speaks to Iraqi/Assyrian linguist, philologist and restaurateur Pius Alibek in Barcelona about the links between the Arabic and Catalan languages.

A long history of trading between the Arab world and the Catalan region has seen influences on both languages over the centuries.