nisba

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic نسبة (nísba)

NounEdit

nisba (uncountable)

  1. (grammar) a common Arabic suffix to form adjectives of relation or pertinence - ـي -ī, -iyy m / ـية -íyya f, which has given rise to English adjective ending -i - Iraqi, Kuwaiti, Bahraini, Pakistani, etc.

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AdverbEdit

nisba

  1. (informal) nix
Last modified on 18 March 2014, at 11:43