riba

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Arabic رِبَا (ribā)

Noun[edit]

riba (uncountable)

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

Anagrams[edit]


Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

riba f (plural ribes)

  1. coast

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Hausa[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Arabic رِبًا (riban).

Noun[edit]

r̃ìba f (possessed form r̃ìbar̃)

  1. bank interest, usury

Noun[edit]

r̃ībā̀ f (possessed form r̃ībàr̃)

  1. profit
  2. benefit, gain, advantage

Kurdish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Arabic رِبًا (riban).

Noun[edit]

riba f

  1. interest (the price of credit)


This Kurdish entry was created from the translations listed at interest. It may be less reliable than other entries, and may be missing parts of speech or additional senses. Please also see riba in the Kurdish Wiktionary. This notice will be removed when the entry is checked. (more information) April 2008


Lithuanian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

ribà f (plural rìbos) stress pattern 4 [1]

  1. boundary[2] (dividing line or location between two areas)
    šaliẽs ribà - frontier, border
  2. limit[2]

Declension[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

(Adjectives)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ “riba” in Balčikonis, Juozas et al. (1954), Dabartinės lietuvių kalbos žodynas. Vilnius: Valstybinė politinės ir mokslinės literatūros leidykla.
  2. 2.0 2.1 “riba” in Martsinkyavitshute, Victoria (1993), Hippocrene Concise Dictionary: Lithuanian-English/English-Lithuanian. New York: Hippocrene Books. →ISBN

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.

Adverb[edit]

riba

  1. upon
  2. above
  3. on

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *ryba.

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

rȉba f (Cyrillic spelling ри̏ба)

  1. fish (animal)
  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.
  3. (slang) (ribica, diminutive) vagina

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Slovene[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *ryba.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ríba f (genitive ríbe, nominative plural ríbe)

  1. fish

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Swahili[edit]

Noun[edit]

riba (n class, plural riba)

  1. interest
  2. greed, avarice; usury