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Beja

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noun Be·ja \ˈbā-jə\

Definition of Beja

plural Beja

  1. 1 :  a member of a pastoral people living between the Nile and the Red Sea

  2. 2 :  the Cushitic language of the Beja people



Origin of beja

Arabic dialect beja, bega, probably ultimately from Geez bega


First Known Use: 1819


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