بربر

See also: تربز‎, ثرثر, and تزبر

ArabicEdit

 بربر‎ on Arabic Wikipedia
 
بَرْبَر

Etymology 1Edit

From Ancient Greek βάρβαρος (bárbaros).

NounEdit

بَرْبَر (barbarm pl (collective, singulative بَرْبَرِيّ‎ m (barbariyy))

  1. barbarians, beastly people
  2. Berbers
DeclensionEdit

Etymology 2Edit

 بربر (مدينة)‎ on Arabic Wikipedia

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Proper nounEdit

بَرْبَر (barbarm

  1. Berber (a city in Sudan)
DeclensionEdit

Etymology 3Edit

Denominal verb of بَرْبَر (barbar).

VerbEdit

بَرْبَرَ (barbara) Iq, non-past يُبَرْبِرُ‎‎ (yubarbiru)

  1. to barbarize
  2. to Berberize
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Etymology 4Edit

Onomatopoeic

VerbEdit

بَرْبَرَ (barbara) Iq, non-past يُبَرْبِرُ‎‎ (yubarbiru)

  1. (colloquial) to grumble, to babble, to blether
    • p. 700, a forger of Imruʾ al-Qays, سما لكَ شوقٌ بعدما كان أقصر [1] [2]:
      وَإِنِّي زَعِيمٌ (var.‎ أَذِينٌ) إِنْ رَجِعْتُ مُمَلَّكٌ / بِسَيْرٍ تَرَى مِنْهُ الفُرَانِقَ أَزْوَرَا
      عَلَى لَاحِبٍ لَا يَهْتَدِي بِمَنَارِهِ / إِذَا سَافَهُ الْعَوْدُ النُّبَاطِيُّ (var.‎ دِيَافِيُّ) جَرْجَرَا
      عَلَى كُلِّ مَقْصُوصِ الذُنَابَى مُعَاوِدٍ / بَرِيدَ السَرَى بِاللَيْلِ مِن خَيْلِ بَرْبَرَا
      wa-ʾinnī zaʿīmun (var. ʾaḏīnun) ʾin rajiʿtu mumallakun / bi-sayrin tarā minhu l-furāniqa ʾazwarā
      ʿalā lāḥibin lā yahtadī bi-manāri-hī / ʾiḏā sāfa-hū l-ʿawdu n-nubāṭiyyu (var. diyāfiyyu) jarjarā
      ʿalā kulli maqṣūṣi ḏ-ḏunābā muʿāwidin / barīda s-sarā bi-l-layli min ḵayli barbarā
      And when I am the leader, back in the kingly rights, I trip so fast that you but see asquint the courier
      on an open road guided by no waymark, when it is smelled by the Nabataean camel dragging forward
      on every clipped bird-tail returning nocturnal journey’s mail by night from a horse that whinnied.
ConjugationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

بُرْبُر (burbur)

  1. (colloquial) noisy, clamourous
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Etymology 5Edit

InterjectionEdit

بِرْبِر (birbir)

  1. used by shepherds to call their flock together

Ottoman TurkishEdit

 
بربر

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Venetian barbièr (Italian barbiere).

NounEdit

بربر (berber)

  1. barber
    Synonyms: پروكار(perukâr), صاچ كسن(saç kesen)

DescendantsEdit

  • Turkish: berber
  • Albanian: berber
  • Armenian: պերպեր (perper), պեռպեռ (peṙpeṙ)
  • Azerbaijani: bərbər
 
بربر

Etymology 2Edit

From Arabic بَرْبَر(barbar).

NounEdit

بربر (berber) (singulative بربری(berberi))

  1. Berbers
  2. inhabitants of the Barbary

DescendantsEdit


PashtoEdit

EtymologyEdit

Compare Urdu بیربیر(ber ber), Hindi बेर बेर (ber ber), Urdu بار بار(bār bār), Hindi बार बार (bār bār), Urdu بارمبار(bārambār)Hindi बारंबार (bārambār), Bengali বারবার (barbar), বার বার (bar bar) of the same meaning.

AdverbEdit

بربر (baṛbaṛ)

  1. repeatedly, often, frequently