Libyan


Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

Lib·y·an

 (lĭb′ē-ən)
adj.
Of or relating to Libya or its people, language, or culture.
n.
1.
a. A native or inhabitant of Libya.
b. A person of Libyan ancestry.
2. A Berber language of ancient northern Africa.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Libyan

(ˈlɪbɪən)
adj
1. (Placename) of or relating to Libya, its people, or its language
2. (Peoples) of or relating to Libya, its people, or its language
3. (Languages) of or relating to Libya, its people, or its language
n
4. (Peoples) a native or inhabitant of Libya
5. (Languages) the extinct Hamitic language of ancient Libya
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014

Lib•y•an

(ˈlɪb i ən)

adj.
1. of or pertaining to Libya or its inhabitants.
n.
2. a native or inhabitant of Libya.
3. a language of ancient N Africa, taken to be a predecessor of the modern Berber languages.
[1535–45]
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Libyan - a native or inhabitant of LibyaLibyan - a native or inhabitant of Libya  
Libya, Socialist People's Libyan Arab Jamahiriya - a military dictatorship in northern Africa on the Mediterranean; consists almost entirely of desert; a major exporter of petroleum
African - a native or inhabitant of Africa
Adj.1.Libyan - of or relating to Libya or its people; "the Libyan desert"; "Libyan terrorists"
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
Translations
Libyjeclibyjský
libyerlibysk
libyalainen
Libijaclibijski
リビアのリビア人
리비아 사람리비아의
libyerlibysk
เกี่ยวกับลิเบียชาวลิเบีย
người Libyathuộc nước/người/tiếng Libya

Libyan

[ˈlɪbɪən]
A. ADJlibio
B. Nlibio/a m/f
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

Libyan

[ˈlɪbiən]
adjlibyen(ne)
the Libyan desert → le désert de Libye
nLibyen(ne) m/f
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

Libyan

adjlibysch
nLibyer(in) m(f)
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

Libyan

[ˈlɪbɪən] adj & nlibico/a
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

Libyan

لِيبِيٌّ Libyjec, libyjský libyer, libysk Libyer, libysch λιβυκός, Λίβυος libio libyalainen libyen Libijac, libijski libico リビアの, リビア人 리비아 사람, 리비아의 Libiër, Libisch libyer, libysk Libijczyk, libijski líbio ливиец, ливийский libyer, libysk เกี่ยวกับลิเบีย, ชาวลิเบีย Libya, Libyalı người Libya, thuộc nước/người/tiếng Libya 利比亚人, 利比亚的
Multilingual Translator © HarperCollins Publishers 2009
References in classic literature ?
What an indescribable spectacle, and what variety of sites and landscapes along these sandbanks and volcanic islands which bound the Libyan coast!
8-35) `(The Sons of Boreas pursued the Harpies) to the lands of the Massagetae and of the proud Half-Dog men, of the Underground-folk and of the feeble Pygmies; and to the tribes of the boundless Black-skins and the Libyans. Huge Earth bare these to Epaphus -- soothsaying people, knowing seercraft by the will of Zeus the lord of oracles, but deceivers, to the end that men whose thought passes their utterance (33) might be subject to the gods and suffer harm -- Aethiopians and Libyans and mare-milking Scythians.
The delegation of Libyan members of parliament in Egypt: photo via Egypt Today CAIRO -- 16 July 2019: A delegation of Libyan member of the parliament concluded its visit to Cairo on Monday after being invited by the Egyptian parliament.
Amman, July 2 (Petra) - Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates, Ayman Safadi, in a phone call on Tuesday discussed with his Libyan counterpart, Mohamed El Taher Seyala, the issue of the three Jordanians who were detained in Libya since last August.
Egyptian Foreign Minister, Sameh Shoukry, Algeria's Foreign Affairs Minister Abdelkader MessahelandTunisia's Minister of Foreign Affairs Khemaies Jhinaoui, highlighted the importance of unifying the Libyan military in order to achieve stability in the country during their meeting in the Tunisian capital on Wednesday.
TUNIS, May 22 (KUNA) -- Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi affirmed on Wednesday that the Libyan crisis should be resolved politically.
(TAP) -- "Tunisia is at equal distance between the different Libyan parties, but it does not remain neutral insofar as it is working to stop the fighting in this country and find a solution for peace between the various protagonists in the conflict," Foreign Minister Khemaies Jhinaoui said in an interview given to TAP on Monday.
During the meeting, they discussed ways to resolve the Libyan crisis and help the Libyan people to reach a settlement leading to the completion of the constitutional and electoral entitlements that meets the aspirations of the Libyans.
by ONA Yousuf bin Alawi bin Abdullah, Minister Responsible for Foreign Affairs stressed the importance of consultative meeting of the Libyan Constitution Drafting Assembly.
TRABLUS (CyHAN)- Libyan Armed Forces could eradicate the Islamic State (ISIL) jihadist group by the end of 2015 if the UN Security Council lifts its arms embargo against the country, Libyan Information Minister Omar Qweri told Sputnik Arabic.
Libyan tribal leaders taking part in a large gathering in Tobruk in which they rejected ongoing talks sponsored by the UN, declaring full support for the elected parliament and demanding lifting of arms embargo against Libyan army, 21 March 2015.