nisba

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic نسبة (nísba)

Noun[edit]

nisba (uncountable)

  1. (grammar) a common Arabic suffix to form adjectives of relation or pertinence - ـي -ī, -iyy m / ـية -íyya f, which has given rise to English adjective ending -i - Iraqi, Kuwaiti, Bahraini, Pakistani, etc.

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Adverb[edit]

nisba

  1. (informal) nix