Sabir

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See also: sabir and sabır

English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Sabir sabir (know), in Molière's Le bourgeois gentilhomme, probably from Spanish saber, ultimately from Latin sapere.

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Sabir

  1. (historical) An Italian-based pidgin language used as the lingua franca of Mediterranean trade from roughly the 11th to the 19th centuries.[1][2]

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Etymology 2[edit]

Cognate to Greek Σαβίνος (Savínos), Σάβιροι (Sáviroi).

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Sabir (plural Sabirs)

  1. (historical) A member of a (possibly Turkic) people or tribe who lived around the Caspian before the arrival of the Avars.

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Sabir

  1. The (probably Turkic) language spoken by these people.
    • 2007, Peter B. Golden, Haggai Ben-Shammai, András Róna-Tas, The World of the Khazars: New Perspectives, part 8, volume 17, page 14:
      [] could hardly be anything else but Hungarian. Beyond the Hungarian presence in this polyglot state, there were, he suggested, speakers of Bulğar Turkic, Türk and Sabir (which he viewed as Common Turkic) and various other tongues.

Etymology 3[edit]

Ultimately from Arabic صَابِر(ṣābir).

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Sabir

  1. A male given name from Arabic.

Etymology 4[edit]

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Sabir

  1. A surname​.

Etymology 5[edit]

From Azerbaijani Sabir or Səbir.

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Sabir

  1. Any of several places in Azerbaijan.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Lingua franca del Mediterraneo or sabir (in Italian), article of Francesco Bruni”, in (please provide the title of the work)[1], accessed 20 August 2013, archived from the original on 28 March 2009
  2. ^ “Archived copy”, in (please provide the title of the work)[2], accessed 20 August 2013, archived from the original on 25 March 2012

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Azerbaijani[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ultimately from Arabic صَابِر(ṣābir).

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Sabir

  1. A male given name from Arabic.

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