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Bedouin

División en sílabas: Bed·ou·in
Pronunciación: /ˈbed(ə)wən
 
/
(also Beduin)

Definición de Bedouin en inglés:

sustantivo (plural igual)

A nomadic Arab of the desert.
Example sentences
  • The Arabs of the early 7th century were Bedouins or desert nomads.
  • In the middle of the strata are former Bedouins, Arabian Desert nomads, who settled in Kuwait with the advent of the oil industry.
  • For those from the desert - Bedouins to Bushmen - 100-degree heat is hardly noteworthy.

adjetivo

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Of or relating to the Bedouin.
Example sentences
  • ‘We've always reported criminals and dangerous characters who refuse to comply with Bedouin laws to the security forces,’ he said.
  • Eventually, I do find an older building (albeit renovated) in the shape of the excellent Dubai Museum, with its evocative waxworks of souk and Bedouin life.
  • Scenes from Bedouin life will be performed and accompanied by the rahbab, a typical violin-like instrument, which will be played by a famous Jordanian musician.

Origen

from Old French beduin, based on Arabic badawī, (plural) badawīn 'dwellers in the desert', from badw 'desert'.

Words that rhyme with Bedouin

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