Berber
Berber Ber"ber (b[~e]r"b[~e]r), n. [See {Barbary}.] A member of a race somewhat resembling the Arabs, but often classed as Hamitic, who were formerly the inhabitants of the whole of North Africa from the Mediterranean southward into the Sahara, and who still occupy a large part of that region; -- called also {Kabyles}. Also, the language spoken by this people. [1913 Webster]

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  • Berber — Berber …   Deutsch Wörterbuch

  • Berber — may refer to: *a member of the Berber people **the Berber languages, a family of Afro Asiatic languages **Berberism, a political cultural supporting a distinct Berber identity. **Berber calendar **Berber cuisine **Berber Jews and the Judeo Berber …   Wikipedia

  • berber — BERBÉR, Ă, berberi, e, s.m. şi f., adj. 1. s.m. şi f. (La pl.) Populaţie hamito semitică din nordul Africii; (şi la sg.) persoană care aparţine acestei populaţii. 2. adj. Care aparţine berberilor (1), privitor la berberi. – Din fr. berbère …   Dicționar Român

  • berber — bèrber (bèrberin) m DEFINICIJA reg. zast. [i] (+ srp.)[/i] obrtnik koji brije i šiša; brijač ONOMASTIKA pr. (prema zanimanju ili nadimačka): Bèrber (180, Obrovac, S Dalmacija), Berbérac, Bèrberić, Berbérović, Bȅrbić (Šibenik, Primorje, Slavonija) …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • berber — berber, ère (bèr bèr, bê r ) s. m. et f. Nom des habitants primitifs de l Afrique du Nord. Les berbers portent le nom de Kabyles en Algérie.    Adj. La langue berbère ou le berber, langue parlée par ces peuples, laquelle n a rien de commun avec l …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • Berber — Berber, 1) (Barbar), Land am Nil in Nubien, sandig, mit Quellen u. fruchtbarem, auch waldigem Boden, bewohnt von Arabern unter einem Häuptling (Mel od. Melek). Die Einwohner sind wohlgewachsen, mit dicker Oberlippe; habsüchtig, complimentenreich …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Berber — Berber, Volk in Afrika, s. Berbern …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Berber — 1820 (n.); 1832 (adj.), from Arabic name for the peoples living west of Egypt; perhaps ultimately from Gk. barbaros barbarians (see BARBARY (Cf. Barbary)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • Berber — ► NOUN ▪ a member of the indigenous people of North Africa. ORIGIN Arabic, from Greek barbaros foreigner …   English terms dictionary

  • Berber — [bʉr′bər] n. [Ar, earlier Barbar < L Barbari < Gr barbaroi, lit., foreigners, barbarians: see BARBAROUS] 1. a member of a Muslim people of N Africa 2. the Afroasiatic language of this people adj. of the Berbers or their language or culture …   English World dictionary

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