Arabic

edit
Root
ن ظ ر (n-ẓ-r)

Etymology 1

edit

Relative adjective (nisba) composed of نَظَر (naẓar, theory, vision) +‎ ـِيّ (-iyy).

Pronunciation

edit

Adjective

edit

نَظَرِيّ (naẓariyy) (feminine نَظَرِيَّة (naẓariyya), masculine plural نَظَرِيُّونَ (naẓariyyūna), feminine plural نَظَرِيَّات (naẓariyyāt))

  1. theoretical
    Antonym: عَمَلِيّ (ʕamaliyy)
  2. visual
  3. optical
Declension
edit
Descendants
edit
  • Azerbaijani: nəzəri
  • Persian: نظری
  • Ottoman Turkish: نظری (nazari)
  • Uyghur: نەزەرىيىۋى (nezeriyiwi)
  • Uzbek: nazariy

Etymology 2

edit

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Pronunciation

edit

Verb

edit

نَظِّرِي (naẓẓirī) (form II)

  1. second-person feminine singular active imperative of نَظَّرَ (naẓẓara)
References
edit
  • Wehr, Hans (1979) “نظر”, in J. Milton Cowan, editor, A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, 4th edition, Ithaca, NY: Spoken Language Services, →ISBN