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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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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.
Their topics include translation of metaphor in popular technology discourse, a corpus-based study of quantitative differences in conceptual metaphors between translated and non-translated English, conceptual metaphor in intercultural communication between speakers of Aboriginal English and Australian English, cultural influence in the use of "dog" concepts in English and Kabyle proverbs, metaphor scenarios in English-language newspaper headlines on Spanish foreign direct investment, and British and Romanian headlines on migration.
Pacification gives a nearly week-by-week account of how Galula implemented his theories in a tiny, mountainous area of Algeria's Kabyle region.
Aged 63, Ouyahia is a native of Tizi Ouzou in Algeria's Berber community of the Kabyle region.
Now an anthropologist and historian in Germany, Makilam is also an initiate in the local traditions of pottery-making and its esoteric writing system of her native Kabyle people, Berber-speaking people of 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.
Songs, poems, folktales, and other Berber literary efforts have been published in languages such as Kabyle and Tuareg (Tamashek); they are usually also available in French translation.
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).
Nadia MOHIA-NAVET, Les therapies traditionnelles dans la societe kabyle.