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ArabicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic ن و ر(n-w-r)[1]; from Proto-Semitic *nūr-.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /naːr/
  • (Egypt) IPA(key): /nɑːr/
  • (file)

NounEdit

نَار (nārf (plural نِيرَان(nīrān))

  1. fire
    • 609–632 CE, Qur'an, 28:29:
      فَلَمَّا قَضَىٰ مُوسَى ٱلْأَجَلَ وَسَارَ بِأَهْلِهِۦٓ ءَانَسَ مِن جَانِبِ ٱلطُّورِ نَارًۭا قَالَ لِأَهْلِهِ ٱمْكُثُوٓا۟ إِنِّىٓ ءَانَسْتُ نَارًۭا لَّعَلِّىٓ ءَاتِيكُم مِّنْهَا بِخَبَرٍ أَوْ جَذْوَةٍۢ مِّنَ ٱلنَّارِ لَعَلَّكُمْ تَصْطَلُونَ
      fa-lammā qaḍā mūsā l-ʾajala wa-sāra bi-ʾahlihī ʾānasa min jānibi ṭ-ṭūri nāran qāla li-ʾahlihi mkuṯū ʾinnī ʾānastu nāran laʿallī ʾātīkum-minhā bixabarin ʾaw jaḏwatin mina n-nāri laʿallakum taṣṯalūna
      And when Moses had completed the term and was traveling with his family, he perceived from the direction of the mount a fire. He said to his family, "Stay here; indeed, I have perceived a fire. Perhaps I will bring you from there [some] information or burning wood from the fire that you may warm yourselves."
  2. conflagration
  3. gunfire

DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Wehr, Hans (1979), “نور”, in J. Milton Cowan, editor, A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, 4th edition, Ithaca, NY: Spoken Language Services, →ISBN
  1. ^ “نور” in Edward William Lane (1863), Arabic-English Lexicon, London: Williams & Norgate, page 2864, meaning a fire, to blaze, to shine, to be illuminated, to become beautiful or apparent.

Ottoman TurkishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Persian نار(nâr), انار(anâr).

NounEdit

نار (nâr)

  1. pomegranate
DescendantsEdit
  • Turkish: nar
    • Adyghe: нарэ (nāră)
  • Serbo-Croatian:
    Cyrillic: нар
    Latin: nar

Etymology 2Edit

From Arabic نَار(nār).

NounEdit

نار (nâr)

  1. fire

PersianEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From انار(anâr).

NounEdit

نار (nâr)

  1. pomegranate
DescendantsEdit
  • Azerbaijani: nar
  • Bulgarian: нар (nar)
  • Ottoman Turkish: نار(nâr)

Etymology 2Edit

From Arabic نَار(nār).

NounEdit

نار (nâr)

  1. fire

Southwestern FarsEdit

NounEdit

نار (nâr)

  1. (Masarm, Deh Sarv, Kuzarg) pomegranate