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"it was used to distinguish between Arab settlers and the indigenous population of the conqured territories, such as the Egyptians"

So, which did it refer to? NickelShoe 03:53, 6 February 2006 (UTC)


This entry needs a great deal of work. Currently it focuses only on fellahin in Egypt, although the word refers to peasants throughout the Arabic-speaking world. Those who know, please add info about Fertile Crescent region, other parts of North Africa, etc. LamaLoLeshLa (talk) 23:44, 14 June 2008 (UTC)

Not a lot is known about the fellah people (Egyptian included). It's especially hard to fill out an entire article about the fellah when most people don't know anything or the only information known is outdated (see Trudy Rubin's 1975 article, Talking to the Fellahin, (talk) 02:14, 26 January 2009 (UTC)

I have attempted to remove what was, indeed, a very strange article. the term was widely used across the Arabic-speaking Ottoman Empire in quite a straightforward way. It meant farmer, villager, or peasant. i.e., not Bedouin and not upper-class, and not urban. I have kept the Egyptian material as it was, but in an historical use section. I removed the tag.Historicist (talk) 16:46, 19 March 2009 (UTC)

Please someone Add info about Fellahin in Maghreb[edit]

because this word is widely used !! I can't because my English is not good —Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 17:09, 16 February 2011 (UTC)

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