nisba

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Etymology[edit]

From Arabic نِسْبَة (nisba).

Noun[edit]

nisba (plural nisbas)

  1. (grammar) An Arabic derivational adjective formed with the suffix ـي -ī, -iyy m / ـية -íyya f, or an adjective in another Near Eastern language that is formed similarly.

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Adverb[edit]

nisba

  1. (informal) nix