بربري

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.

AdjectiveEdit

بَرْبَرِيّ ‎(barbariyym, fem بَرْبَرِيَّة ‎(barbariyya), masc pl بَرَابِرَة ‎(barābira), fem pl بَرْبَرِيَّات ‎(barbariyyāt)

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

DeclensionEdit

NounEdit

بَرْبَرِيّ ‎(barbariyym, pl بَرَابِرَة ‎(barābira), fem بَرْبَرِيَّة ‎(barbariyya)

  1. Berber
  2. barbarian, savage
  3. ruffian

DeclensionEdit

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