Nisba meaning

(grammar) A common Arabic suffix to form adjectives of relation or pertinence - ـي -ī, -iyy m / ـية -íyya f, which has given rise to English adjective ending -i - Iraqi, Kuwaiti, Bahraini, Pakistani, etc.
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Origin of nisba

  • From Arabic نسبة (nísba)

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