ghibli

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Via Italian from the Libyan Arabic form of Standard Arabic قِبْلِيّ (qibliyy, coming from the qibla), pronounced with an initial [ɡ] in Libyan Arabic.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ghibli (plural ghiblis)

  1. A hot, dust-carrying desert wind in North Africa, somewhat similar to the foehn.

Italian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Arabic قِبْلِيّ (qibliyy, coming from the qibla), pronounced with an initial [ɡ] in Libyan Arabic.

Noun[edit]

ghibli m (invariable)

  1. ghibli