مغربي

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Relative adjective (nisba) composed of مَغْرِب(maḡrib, Maghreb) +‎ ـِيّ(-iyy).

Adjective[edit]

مَغْرِبِيّ (maḡribiyym, feminine مَغْرِبِيَّة(maḡribiyya), masculine plural مَغْرِبِيُّونَ(maḡribiyyūna) or مَغَارِبَة(maḡāriba), feminine plural مَغْرِبِيَّات(maḡribiyyāt)

  1. western, occidental
  2. Maghrebi, of the Northwest-African Arabic region
  3. Moroccan
  4. (historical) a kind of pseudo-educated ruffian occupied with magics, soothsaying, promising treasure discovery and similar trades (rendered in European often as maghrabi, and as mogrebin)
    (Can we find and add a quotation of ألف ليلة وليلة to this entry?)
  5. (historical) being a member of a certain Abbasid regiment
  6. concerning a certain style of Arabic calligraphy, the so-called Maghrebi script (خَطّ مَغْرِبِيّ (ḵaṭṭ maḡribiyy), قَلَم مَغْرِبِيّ (qalam maḡribiyy))
Declension[edit]

Noun[edit]

مَغْرِبِيّ (maḡribiyym, plural مَغْرِبِيُّون(maḡribiyyūn) or مَغَارِبَة(maḡāriba), feminine مَغْرِبِيَّة(maḡribiyya)

  1. see the adjective
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Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

مَغْرَبِيّ (maḡrabiyyf (singulative, collective مَغَرْبَة‎ m (maḡarba))

  1. a member of the مَغَرْبَة(maḡarba) tribe situated between Libya and the Sudan
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Adjective[edit]

مَغْرَبِيّ (maḡrabiyym, feminine مَغْرَبِيَّة(maḡrabiyya), masculine plural مَغْرَبِيُّون(maḡrabiyyūn), feminine plural مَغْرَبِيَّات(maḡrabiyyāt)

  1. related to the مَغَرْبَة(maḡarba) tribe situated between Libya and the Sudan or one of its members
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South Levantine Arabic[edit]

Root
غ ر ب

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic مَغْرِبِيّ(maḡribiyy).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /maɣ.ri.bi/, [ˈmaɣ.rɪ.bi]
  • (file)

Adjective[edit]

مغربي (muḡrabi) (feminine مغربيّة(muḡrabiyye), common plural مغاربة(maḡārbe))

  1. North African
  2. Moroccan

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