Sabir

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English[edit]

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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. 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]

From Arabic صَبْر ‎(ṣabr, patience).

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Sabir

  1. A male given name.

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Sabir

  1. A surname​.

Etymology 5[edit]

From Azeri.

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Sabir

  1. Any of several places in Azerbaijan with names spelled (in the Azerbaijani alphabet) Sabir or Səbir.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Lingua franca del Mediterraneo or sabir (in Italian), article of Francesco Bruni
  2. ^ https://pantherfile.uwm.edu/corre/www/franca/edition3/lingua5.html