ArabicEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /naːr/
  • (file)

NounEdit

نَار (nārf (dual نَارَانِ(nārāni), plural نِيرَان(nīrān))

  1. fire
    • 609–632 C.E., Qur'an, 28:29:
      فَلَمَّا قَضَىٰ مُوسَى ٱلْأَجَلَ وَسَارَ بِأَهْلِهِۦٓ ءَانَسَ مِن جَانِبِ ٱلطُّورِ نَارࣰا قَالَ لِأَهْلِهِ ٱمْكُثُوٓا۟ إِنِّيٓ ءَانَسْتُ نَارࣰا لَّعَلِّيٓ ءَاتِيكُم مِّنْهَا بِخَبَرٍ أَوْ جَذْوَةࣲ 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

DescendantsEdit

  • Maltese: nar
  • Moroccan Arabic: نار(nār)
  • Persian: نار(nâr)
  • Ottoman Turkish: نار(nâr)

ReferencesEdit

  • Wehr, Hans (1979) , “نور”, in J. Milton Cowan, editor, A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, 4th edition, Ithaca, NY: Spoken Language Services, →ISBN

Ottoman TurkishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Persian نار(nâr), انار(anâr).

NounEdit

نار (nâr)

  1. pomegranate
DescendantsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Arabic نَار(nār).

NounEdit

نار (nâr)

  1. fire

PersianEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From انار(anâr).

NounEdit

نار (nâr)

  1. pomegranate
DescendantsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Arabic نَار(nār).

NounEdit

نار (nâr)

  1. fire

Southwestern FarsEdit

NounEdit

نار (nâr)

  1. (Masarm, Deh Sarv, Kuzarg) pomegranate