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Sabir

See also: sabir

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Etymology 1Edit

From Sabir sabir (know), in Molière's Le bourgeois gentilhomme, probably from Spanish saber, ultimately from Latin sapere.

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Sabir

  1. (historical) An Italian-based pidgin language used as the lingua franca of Mediterranean trade from roughly the 11th to the 19th centuries.[1][2]
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Etymology 2Edit

Cognate to Greek Σαβίνος (Savínos), Σάβιροι (Sáviroi).

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NounEdit

Sabir (plural Sabirs)

  1. A member of a (possibly Turkic) people or tribe who lived around the Caspian before the arrival of the Avars.

Proper nounEdit

Sabir

  1. The (probably Turkic) language spoken by these people.
    • 2007, Peter B. Golden, Haggai Ben-Shammai, András Róna-Tas, The World of the Khazars: New Perspectives, part 8, volume 17, page 14:
      [] could hardly be anything else but Hungarian. Beyond the Hungarian presence in this polyglot state, there were, he suggested, speakers of Bulğar Turkic, Türk and Sabir (which he viewed as Common Turkic) and various other tongues.

Etymology 3Edit

From Arabic صبر (ṣabr, patience).

Proper nounEdit

Sabir

  1. A male given name.

Etymology 4Edit

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Sabir

  1. A surname​.

Etymology 5Edit

From Azeri.

Proper nounEdit

Sabir

  1. Any of several places in Azerbaijan with names spelled (in the Azerbaijani alphabet) Sabir or Səbir.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Lingua franca del Mediterraneo or sabir (in Italian), article of Francesco Bruni
  2. ^ https://pantherfile.uwm.edu/corre/www/franca/edition3/lingua5.html