[ kuh-bahyl ]
/ kəˈbaɪl /
a member of a branch of the Berber people dwelling in NE Algeria.
the Berber language spoken by the Kabyles.
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Origin of Kabyle
1730–40; <Arabic qabā'il, plural of qabīlah tribe
Words nearby Kabyle
, Kabwe 1
, kachang puteh
, kachina doll
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How to use Kabyle in a sentence
Each garden concealed behind its palings the "flower" of Kabyle chivalry, only to be uprooted by the bayonet.
The incident is worth mentioning, because it brought into light some of the nobler traits of Kabyle character.
Doubtless the subjection of the Jewish woman was not extreme as it is in Kabyle; it was, however, very great.
Far away one could see the dim outlines of the Kabyle Mountains, and the vague melting of sea and sky into a near horizon.
British Dictionary definitions for Kabyle
plural -byles or -byle a member of a Berber people inhabiting the E Atlas Mountains in Tunisia and Algeria
the dialect of Berber spoken by this people
Word Origin for Kabyle
C19: from Arabic qabā'il, plural of qabīlah tribe
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