riba

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic رِبًا(riban).

Noun[edit]

riba (uncountable)

  1. (Muslim finance): interest or usury, which is haram (sinful) according to sharia law.

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Catalan[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Catalan riba, from Latin rīpa, from Proto-Indo-European *rey- (to tear, cut).

Noun[edit]

riba f (plural ribes)

  1. coast
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Arabic رِيبَاس(rībās, Syrian rhubarb; currant).

Noun[edit]

riba f (plural ribes)

  1. currant, gooseberry
    Synonym: grosella
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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese riba, from Latin ripa (bank).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

riba f (plural ribas)

  1. (dated, geography) bank
  2. (dated, geography) shore

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Adverb[edit]

riba

  1. up

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References[edit]

  • riba” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006–2022.
  • riba” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006–2018.
  • riba” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006–2013.
  • riba” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • riba” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

Hausa[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from Arabic رِبًا(riban).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /rì.bá/
    • (Standard Kano Hausa) IPA(key): [rɪ̀.bə́]

Noun[edit]

r̃ìba f (possessed form r̃ìbar̃)

  1. bank interest, usury

Etymology 2[edit]

Ultimately from Arabic رِبْح(ribḥ), but the long ī suggests an intermediate, perhaps Fula riiba.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ríː.bàː/
    • (Standard Kano Hausa) IPA(key): [ríː.bàː]

Noun[edit]

r̃ībā̀ f (possessed form r̃ībàr̃)

  1. profit
  2. benefit, gain, advantage

Indonesian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Malay riba, from Arabic رِبًا(riban).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈriba/
  • Hyphenation: ri‧ba

Noun[edit]

riba (first-person possessive ribaku, second-person possessive ribamu, third-person possessive ribanya)

  1. (Islam) interest, usury.
    Synonyms: bunga, renten

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Lithuanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Related to Lithuanian ribė́ti (to sparkle), raibas (speckled).[1][2] The semantic development was likely 'sparkle' > 'a bright path in the forest' > 'boundary'.

A similar semantic progression can be observed in aiškus (clear, bright) > aikštė (clearing; square, plaza)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (ri) IPA(key): [rʲɪˈbɐ]
  • (ba) IPA(key): [ˈrʲɪbɐ]

Noun[edit]

ribà f (plural rìbos) stress pattern 4 [3]

  1. boundary[4] (dividing line or location between two areas)
    šaliẽs ribà - frontier, border
  2. limit[4]
  3. narrow clearing in a forest[5]
  4. beaten path separating two meadows[5]

Declension[edit]

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Derived terms[edit]

(Adjectives)

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References[edit]

  1. ^ ribėti”, in Lietuvių kalbos etimologinio žodyno duomenų bazė [Lithuanian etymological dictionary database], 2007–2012
  2. ^ Fraenkel, Ernst (1955, 1962–1965), “ráibas”, in Litauisches etymologisches Wörterbuch, volume I–II, Heidelberg-Göttingen: Carl Winter and Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht
  3. ^ “riba” in Balčikonis, Juozas et al. (1954), Dabartinės lietuvių kalbos žodynas. Vilnius: Valstybinė politinės ir mokslinės literatūros leidykla.
  4. 4.0 4.1 “riba” in Martsinkyavitshute, Victoria (1993), Hippocrene Concise Dictionary: Lithuanian-English/English-Lithuanian. New York: Hippocrene Books. →ISBN
  5. 5.0 5.1 riba”, in Lietuvių kalbos žodynas [Dictionary of the Lithuanian language], lkz.lt, 1941–2022

Malay[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *riba (lap). Cognate with Buginese riwa and Selaru riha.

Noun[edit]

riba (Jawi spelling ريبا‎, plural riba-riba, informal 1st possessive ribaku, 2nd possessive ribamu, 3rd possessive ribanya)

  1. (anatomy) lap
    Synonym: pangku
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Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from Arabic رِبًا(riban).

Noun[edit]

riba (Jawi spelling ريبا‎, plural riba-riba, informal 1st possessive ribaku, 2nd possessive ribamu, 3rd possessive ribanya)

  1. (Islam) interest, usury
    Synonym: bunga
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Descendants[edit]

  • Indonesian: riba

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Northern Kurdish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Arabic رِبًا(riban).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /rɪˈbɑː/
  • Hyphenation: ri‧ba

Noun[edit]

riba f

  1. interest (the price of credit)

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Occitan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Occitan riba, from Latin rīpa, from Proto-Indo-European *rey- (to tear, cut).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

riba f (plural ribas)

  1. shore, bank

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Papiamentu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish arriba.

Preposition[edit]

riba

  1. upon
  2. above
  3. on

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin ripa.

Pronunciation[edit]

 

  • Hyphenation: ri‧ba

Noun[edit]

riba f (plural ribas)

  1. high, steep bank
    Synonyms: arriba, ribança, ribanceira

Adverb[edit]

riba

  1. above
    Synonyms: acima, arriba

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *ryba.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /rîba/
  • Hyphenation: ri‧ba

Noun[edit]

rȉba f (Cyrillic spelling ри̏ба)

  1. fish (animal)
    grabežljiva riba - predator fish
  2. (slang) girl, chick
    • 2007 November 12, Zvonimir Milčec, “Puca kino na staroj streljani u Tuškancu”, in Jutarnji list[1]:
      Streljanu današnje generacije znaju samo kao omiljeno kino Tuškanac, gdje smo rado vodili svoje trebe, mačke, ribe, kite i komade i odgledali velik dio svog repertoara vesterna i krimića, gdje se naveliko pucalo.
      (please add an English translation of this quote)
  3. (slang) (ribica, diminutive) vagina

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Slovene[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *ryba.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ríba f

  1. fish

Inflection[edit]

Feminine, a-stem
nom. sing. ríba
gen. sing. ríbe
singular dual plural
nominative ríba ríbi ríbe
accusative ríbo ríbi ríbe
genitive ríbe ríb ríb
dative ríbi ríbama ríbam
locative ríbi ríbah ríbah
instrumental ríbo ríbama ríbami

Further reading[edit]

  • riba”, in Slovarji Inštituta za slovenski jezik Frana Ramovša ZRC SAZU, portal Fran

Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

riba f (plural ribas)

  1. (obsolete, often found in compound for names of towns) shore; shoreline

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Swahili[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

riba (n class, plural riba)

  1. interest
  2. greed, avarice; usury

Yoruba[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Hausa r̃ìba, or Hausa r̃ībā̀ ultimately from Arabic رِبًا(riban) or Arabic رِبْح(ribḥ)‎‎.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

rìbá

  1. (law) bribery, kickback
    Synonyms: àbẹ̀tẹ́lẹ̀, owó ẹ̀yìn, ọwọ́-kúdúrú, (neologism) ẹ̀gúnjẹ

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