riba

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Arabic ربا‎

Noun[edit]

riba (uncountable)

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

Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin ripa.

Noun[edit]

riba f (plural ribes)

  1. coast

Hausa[edit]

Noun[edit]

r̃ìba f

  1. bank interest, usury

Noun[edit]

r̃ībā̀ f

  1. profit
  2. benefit, gain, advantage

Kurdish[edit]

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]

Noun[edit]

riba f

  1. boundary (dividing line or location between two areas)

Occitan[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

riba f (plural ribas)

  1. shore, bank

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Form 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 12th, Zvonimir Milčec, “Puca kino na staroj streljani u Tuškancu”, Jutarnji list:
      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) vagina

Declension[edit]


Slovene[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Form Proto-Slavic *ryba.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ríba f (genitive ríbe, nominative plural ríbe)

  1. fish

Declension[edit]