WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2015
Ka•byle  (kə bīl), 
n. 
  1. a member of a branch of the Berber people dwelling in NE Algeria.
  2. the Berber language spoken by the Kabyles.
Etymology:
  • Arabic qabā'il, plural of qabīlah tribe
  • 1730–40


Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

Kabyle /kəˈbaɪl/ n
  1. ( pl -byles, -byle) a member of a Berber people inhabiting the E Atlas Mountains in Tunisia and Algeria
  2. the dialect of Berber spoken by this people
Etymology: 19th Century: from Arabic qabā'il, plural of qabīlah tribe



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