Example sentences for: ajami

How can you use “ajami” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • But Ajami, a scrupulous commentator with a rich sense of irony, is using Lawrence to make a subtler point.

  • Ajami's book is an indispensable guide to why anyone in the Arab world still listens to it.

  • Ajami's heroes are figures such as Egypt's novelist Naguib Mahfuz, the Palestinian academic Sari Nusseibah, and the tragic Hawi--men of integrity imbued with "the old, confident spirit" of cosmopolitanism and an openness to the Western ideas that led to the Arab awakening in the first place.

  • Some of Said's admirers refer to Ajami by the ugly term "Uncle Abu"--a play on Uncle Tom meaning, in this case, an Arab Orientalist.

  • "Men love the troubles they know," Ajami witheringly observes.


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