بربري

See also: تزبريand ثرثري

ArabicEdit

EtymologyEdit

Relative adjective (nisba) composed of بَرْبَر(barbar, Berbers) +‎ ـِيّ(-iyy), probably from Ancient Greek βάρβαρος (bárbaros, non-Greek, foreign, barbarian), apparently imitative of foreign speech.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

بَرْبَرِيّ (barbariyym, feminine بَرْبَرِيَّة(barbariyya), masculine plural بَرْبَرِيُّون(barbariyyūn) or بَرَابِرَة(barābira), feminine plural بَرْبَرِيَّات(barbariyyāt)

  1. (offensive) Berber
  2. uncivilized, wild
  3. animal, bestial, beastly, brutal, feral
  4. ruthless, savage, barbaric, barbarous
  5. inhumane, inhuman

DeclensionEdit

NounEdit

بَرْبَرِيّ (barbariyym, plural بَرْبَرِيُّون(barbariyyūn) or بَرَابِرَة(barābira), feminine بَرْبَرِيَّة(barbariyya)

  1. (offensive) Berber
  2. barbarian, savage
  3. ruffian

DeclensionEdit