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جماهيرية

ArabicEdit

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EtymologyEdit

The adjective is the usual feminine form of جماهيري, the nisba adjective of جماهير.

The noun is a neologism coined by Muammar Gaddafi in 1977 based on جُمْهُورِيَّة (jumhūriyya, republic), by changing the first element, جُمْهُور (jumhūr, public), to its plural form, جَمَاهِير (jamāhīr, the masses)

AdjectiveEdit

جَمَاهِيرِيَّة (jamāhīriyyaf

  1. feminine form of جَمَاهِيرِيّ (jamāhīriyy, pertaining to the masses, mass-)

NounEdit

جَمَاهِيرِيَّة (jamāhīriyyaf

  1. "state of the masses", People's Republic, Jamahiriya