I found an intresting interview with Shaikh Abdullah Aljaber Alsabah .. telling us the meaning behind most of the Kuwaiti area names.

The above video is the first part of the interview and if your interested you can see also the secound part of it.


This entry was posted on Friday, February 6th, 2009 at 5:40 pm

9 Responses to “The Meaning of Kuwait’s Areas By Shaikh Abdullah Aljaber”

  1. Mohd says:

    Interesting! especially the story about alfarwaniya and smoking in old times

  2. Ya7laila Shaikh Abdullah!!! I loved the interview so much!! I never knew there was a story behind every name. 7asaita china grandpa telling bedtime stories! I loved the way he was telling them 😀 Do you know which date this interview took place? 80s?

  3. Ok I think it must have been way earlier than the 80s! 😀

  4. blue*q8 says:

    woow very interesting , thanx

  5. erzulie says:

    i’m sure he’d be adamantly against messila’s name being changed.

  6. HKR says:

    ya7lila… 3ajeeeb el video …. o sij 7safa 3la el mana6eq ele beghayroun aw ghayaraw asameha … m3a enna asameha to3tabar tarekheyya

  7. liliuokalani says:

    i always wanted to know what Bneid al gar means. 😀

  8. mentabolism says:

    now..how can we get a transcript of the translation…I’d loooove to know how places got their names…

  9. Bu Yousef says:

    Thaaaaank yoooouuu. Nice interview 🙂