Berber

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Etymology[edit]

From Arabic بَرْبَرِيّ(barbariyy, Berber), from Ancient Greek βάρβαρος (bárbaros, non-Greek, foreign, barbarian), apparently imitative of foreign speech.

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Berber (plural Berbers)

  1. A member of a particular ethnic group indigenous to northwest Africa.

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Berber

  1. A group of closely related Afroasiatic languages spoken in northern Africa, particularly Morocco and Algeria.

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Berber (not comparable)

  1. Of the Berber people, their culture, or their language.

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Dutch[edit]

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  • IPA(key): /ˈbɛr.bər/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: Ber‧ber

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Berber m (plural Berbers)

  1. Berber, Berber person

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Berber n

  1. Berber, Berber languages

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Berber m (genitive Berbers, plural Berber, female Berberin)

  1. Berber person

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Berber m or f (genitive Berbers)

  1. A surname​.

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  • IPA(key): /běrber/
  • Hyphenation: ber‧ber

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Bèrber m (Cyrillic spelling Бѐрбер)

  1. Berber (member of the Berber ethnic group)

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