Kabyle

Kabyle

[kuh-bahyl]
noun
1.
a member of a branch of the Berber people dwelling in NE Algeria.
2.
the Berber language spoken by the Kabyles.

Origin:
1730–40; < Arabic qabā'il, plural of qabīlah tribe

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Kabyle (kəˈbaɪl)
 
n , -byles, -byle
1.  a member of a Berber people inhabiting the E Atlas Mountains in Tunisia and Algeria
2.  the dialect of Berber spoken by this people
 
[C19: from Arabic qabā'il, plural of qabīlah tribe]

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