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Type Country
Scripts ⵍⵉⴱⵢⴰ(Berber Tifinagh)
Pronounced Pron. LI-bee-ə(English) lee-BYA(Turkish)  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

From Arabic ليبيا‎ (Lībiyā) from Ancient Greek Λιβύη (Libúē), which is derived from Libu, the name of an ancient Berber tribe (attested as rbw in Egyptian). This is the name of a country in North Africa.
Added 3/6/2017 by HL
Edited 10/25/2020 by HL

See Also

User submissions Łíbya, Lîbya