nababbo

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Etymology[edit]

From Urdu نواب/Hindi नवाब (navāb), from Arabic نُوَّاب (nuwwāb), plural of نَائِب (nāʾib, representative”, “deputy).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /naˈbab.bo/, [n̺äˈbäbːo̞]
  • Rhymes: -abbo
  • Stress: nabàbbo
  • Hyphenation: na‧bab‧bo

Noun[edit]

nababbo m (plural nababbi)

  1. (historical) An Indian ruler within the Mogul empire; nabob
  2. (by extension, humorous) A very rich person; moneybags, nabob

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