Berber
Berber 1820 (n.); 1832 (adj.), from Arabic name for the peoples living west of Egypt; perhaps ultimately from Gk. barbaros "barbarians" (see BARBARY (Cf. Barbary)).

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  • Berber — Berber …   Deutsch Wörterbuch

  • Berber — may refer to: *a member of the Berber people **the Berber languages, a family of Afro Asiatic languages **Berberism, a political cultural supporting a distinct Berber identity. **Berber calendar **Berber cuisine **Berber Jews and the Judeo Berber …   Wikipedia

  • berber — BERBÉR, Ă, berberi, e, s.m. şi f., adj. 1. s.m. şi f. (La pl.) Populaţie hamito semitică din nordul Africii; (şi la sg.) persoană care aparţine acestei populaţii. 2. adj. Care aparţine berberilor (1), privitor la berberi. – Din fr. berbère …   Dicționar Român

  • berber — bèrber (bèrberin) m DEFINICIJA reg. zast. [i] (+ srp.)[/i] obrtnik koji brije i šiša; brijač ONOMASTIKA pr. (prema zanimanju ili nadimačka): Bèrber (180, Obrovac, S Dalmacija), Berbérac, Bèrberić, Berbérović, Bȅrbić (Šibenik, Primorje, Slavonija) …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • berber — berber, ère (bèr bèr, bê r ) s. m. et f. Nom des habitants primitifs de l Afrique du Nord. Les berbers portent le nom de Kabyles en Algérie.    Adj. La langue berbère ou le berber, langue parlée par ces peuples, laquelle n a rien de commun avec l …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • Berber — Ber ber (b[ e]r b[ e]r), n. [See {Barbary}.] A member of a race somewhat resembling the Arabs, but often classed as Hamitic, who were formerly the inhabitants of the whole of North Africa from the Mediterranean southward into the Sahara, and who… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Berber — Berber, 1) (Barbar), Land am Nil in Nubien, sandig, mit Quellen u. fruchtbarem, auch waldigem Boden, bewohnt von Arabern unter einem Häuptling (Mel od. Melek). Die Einwohner sind wohlgewachsen, mit dicker Oberlippe; habsüchtig, complimentenreich …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Berber — Berber, Volk in Afrika, s. Berbern …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Berber — ► NOUN ▪ a member of the indigenous people of North Africa. ORIGIN Arabic, from Greek barbaros foreigner …   English terms dictionary

  • Berber — [bʉr′bər] n. [Ar, earlier Barbar < L Barbari < Gr barbaroi, lit., foreigners, barbarians: see BARBAROUS] 1. a member of a Muslim people of N Africa 2. the Afroasiatic language of this people adj. of the Berbers or their language or culture …   English World dictionary

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