Berber



a member of a group of North African tribes living in Barbary and the Sahara.
a subfamily of Afro-Asiatic, consisting of the languages of the Berbers, including Tuareg and Kabyle.
of or relating to the Berbers or their language.
Contemporary Examples

On Foot in the High Atlas Mountains of Morocco Joanna Eede January 21, 2014
Libya’s Hidden Minority Ann Marlowe September 1, 2011
On Foot in the High Atlas Mountains of Morocco Joanna Eede January 21, 2014
On the Contraband Trail With Libya’s Gun Smugglers Peter Schwartzstein June 15, 2014
Libya’s Hidden Minority Ann Marlowe September 1, 2011

Historical Examples

The River War Winston S. Churchill
The Life of Gordon, Volume II Demetrius Charles Boulger
The River War Winston S. Churchill
The Best Short Stories of 1920 Various
Great African Travellers W.H.G. Kingston

noun
a member of a Caucasoid Muslim people of N Africa
the language of this people, forming a subfamily of the Afro-Asiatic family of languages. There are extensive differences between dialects
adjective
of or relating to this people or their language

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