قبيل

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From قبل (qábila), to receive kindly.

Noun[edit]

قَبِيل (qabīlm

  1. guarantor
  2. bail bond agent, bondsman
  3. surety
  4. kind, specimen, sort
  5. tribe

Preposition[edit]

قُبَيلَ (qubáila)

  1. prior to, shortly before