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n. pl. Kabyle or Ka·byles
1. A member of a Berber people of northeast Algeria.
2. The Berber language of this people.

[Arabic qabā'ilu, pl. of qabīla, tribe, from qabila, to receive; see qbl in Semitic roots.]


npl -byles or -byle
1. (Peoples) a member of a Berber people inhabiting the E Atlas Mountains in Tunisia and Algeria
2. (Languages) the dialect of Berber spoken by this people
[C19: from Arabic qabā'il, plural of qabīlah tribe]
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Il reste qu'en dehors des deux realisations inscrites par Diawara qui signe la de fort belle maniere son retour au sein de la formation kabyle apres son escapade pour etre pres de sa mere alitee et a laquelle il a dedie les deux buts, les Canaris n'ont pas montre grand-chose.
Contract notice: Framework agreement for the transportation of personnel of military vormirovaniya 52590, 54100 and 2213 - kabyle region - yambol, 24 620 - freedom, 22,280 - 28,880 and root - belene to workplace and back in 2016-2017
L e Maroc a appele les Nations Unies et ses differentes instances a inserer la protection et la promotion des droits du peuple Kabyle dans leurs agendas respectifs et ce, conformement a la Charte des Nations Unies et aux instruments et declarations onusiennes pertinents.
Matoub began his career playing party music for the Kabyle expatriate community in France.
A A A "We are outraged by the methods used to repress our Kabyle brothers, only because they have proclaimed the autonomy of the Kabylia region," the France-based NGO said Monday in a statement.
PARIS, January 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, January 12th, the Kabyle Movement for independence (KMI) claim that Algerian police have clashed with thousands of protestors from their organisation in Tizi Ouzou and Vgayet.
Aged 63, Ouyahia is a native of Tizi Ouzou in Algeria's Berber community of the Kabyle region.
Anthropologist and historian Makilam is an indigenous Kabyle raised in a Berber village in northern Algeria.
Every day I think about where I come from, and I am still proud to be who I am: first, a Kabyle from La Castellane, then an Algerian from Marseille, and then a Frenchman.
2 This is not entirely fanciful: the anthropological record is full of house posts with special names and ancestral associations: see for example Pierre Bourdieu chapter The Kabyle House in his book Algeria 1960, or Stephen Hugh-Jones's chapter on the Tukanoan longhouse in About the House edited by Hugh-Jones and Janet Carsten, Cambridge; Cambridge University Press, 1995 (my review AR March 1996, pp96-97).
Meditee en 2010, la conception de ce dictionnaire s'est appuyee sur la nomenclature orale dans la Kabylie en recourant aux unites lexicales les [beaucoup moins que] plus usitees [beaucoup plus grand que] en kabyle simplifie.
Le diplomate marocain a ainsi attire l'attention de la communaute international sur la repression implacable que subit le peuple kabyle, prive de son droit a l'autodetermination ou a l'autonomie, et auquel l'Algerie a toujours refuse le droit de reconnaissance de son amazighite et donc de son identite culturelle et linguistique.