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See also: نجز‎, نخر, and ن ح ر

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ArabicEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From the root ن ج ر(n-j-r).

VerbEdit

نَجَرَ (najara) I, non-past يَنْجُرُ‎‎ (yanjuru)

  1. to make hot, to heat
  2. to be hot, to be calid
  3. to make the نَجِيرَة(najīra) dish
ConjugationEdit

NounEdit

نَجْر (najrm

  1. verbal noun of نَجَرَ (najara)
    1. heat
  2. origin, descent, root
  3. shape, form, figure
DeclensionEdit

NounEdit

نَجَر (najarm

  1. thirst
DeclensionEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Denominal verb from نَجَّار(najjār, carpenter).

VerbEdit

نَجَرَ (najara) I, non-past يَنْجُرُ‎‎ (yanjuru)

  1. to hew, to plane, to hone
ConjugationEdit

VerbEdit

نَجَّرَ (najjara) II, non-past يُنَجِّرُ‎‎ (yunajjiru)

  1. to hew, to plane, to hone
ConjugationEdit

NounEdit

نَجْر (najrm

  1. verbal noun of نَجَرَ (najara)
DeclensionEdit

Etymology 3Edit

Seemingly a metathesis of جُرْن(jurn) – which is regionally also جِرْن(jirn) –, possibly motivated by the unrelated verb نَجَرَ(najara, to hew, to plane) since in a broad sense this is what one does with a mortar.

NounEdit

نِجْر (nijrm (plural نُجُور(nujūr))

  1. mortar (used with a pestle)
DeclensionEdit

Etymology 4Edit

VerbEdit

نَجُرْ (najur) (form I)

  1. first-person plural non-past active jussive of جَارَ(jāra)

Etymology 5Edit

VerbEdit

نَجُرُّ (najurru) (form I)

  1. first-person plural non-past active indicative of جَرَّ(jarra)

VerbEdit

نَجُرَّ (najurra) (form I)

  1. first-person plural non-past active subjunctive of جَرَّ(jarra)
  2. first-person plural non-past active jussive of جَرَّ(jarra)

VerbEdit

نَجُرِّ (najurri) (form I)

  1. first-person plural non-past active jussive of جَرَّ(jarra)

VerbEdit

نُجَرُّ (nujarru) (form I)

  1. first-person plural non-past passive indicative of جَرَّ(jarra)

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نُجَرَّ (nujarra) (form I)

  1. first-person plural non-past passive subjunctive of جَرَّ(jarra)
  2. first-person plural non-past passive jussive of جَرَّ(jarra)

VerbEdit

نُجَرِّ (nujarri) (form I)

  1. first-person plural non-past passive jussive of جَرَّ(jarra)

Etymology 6Edit

VerbEdit

نَجْرِ (najri) (form I)

  1. first-person plural non-past active jussive of جَرَى(jarā)

Etymology 7Edit

VerbEdit

نُجِرْ (nujir) (form IV)

  1. first-person plural non-past active jussive of أَجَارَ(ʾajāra)

VerbEdit

نُجَرْ (nujar) (form IV)

  1. first-person plural non-past passive jussive of أَجَارَ(ʾajāra)

ReferencesEdit

  • Dozy, Reinhart Pieter Anne (1881), “نجر”, in Supplément aux dictionnaires arabes (in French), volume 2, Leiden: E. J. Brill, pages 641–642
  • Freytag, Georg (1837), “نجر”, in Lexicon arabico-latinum praesertim ex Djeuharii Firuzabadiique et aliorum Arabum operibus adhibitis Golii quoque et aliorum libris confectum (in Latin), volume 4, Halle: C. A. Schwetschke, page 243
  • Steingass, Francis Joseph (1884), “نجر”, in The Student's Arabic–English Dictionary, London: W.H. Allen, page 1103
  • Wehr, Hans (1979), “نجر”, in J. Milton Cowan, editor, A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, 4th edition, Ithaca, NY: Spoken Language Services, →ISBN, page 1108
  • Wehr, Hans; Kropfitsch, Lorenz (1985), “نجر”, in Arabisches Wörterbuch für die Schriftsprache der Gegenwart (in German), 5th edition, Wiesbaden: Otto Harrassowitz, published 2011, →ISBN, page 1248