Mehdi is an Arabic and Farsi (Persian) name.
I remember reading, some years ago, about the differences in the way numbers are represented. The entire "civilised" world (quotes used deliberately) will understand the concept of a hundred or a thousand. There are a number of peoples in Papua New Guinea who progressively revert to "a lot" as a description of a number of … Read more
The only thing I can think of is a situation where a language has developed TOTALLY INDEPENDENT of any other languages, such as in the rain forest, or on tropical islands, where a group of people have been isolated from the beginning of their tribe to where their language was absolutely unobstructed in formation by … Read more
The Middle East is partly in North Eastern Africa (for example Egypt is in this region), and by some definitions you could say Turkey is in the Middle East, which would make Europe another continent that the Middle Ease could fall in.