نفر

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

ن ف ر (n-f-r)

Verb[edit]

نَفَرَ (náfara) (perfect, Verb form I)

  1. to shy, to bolt, to stampede
  2. to flee, to run away, to turn tail, to scamper, to abscond, to get away, to escape
  3. to break loose, to recoil, to slip away, to free oneself, to get free, to break away, to free
  4. to have an aversion, to have a distaste
  5. to hate intensely, to dislike, to be disinclined to, to feel disgust for, to have an aversion to, to detest, to abhor, to loathe
  6. to avoid, to shun, to eschew
  7. to hurry, to rush, to hasten
  8. to bulge, to swell, to jut out, to protrude, to stand out, to stick out

نَفَّرَ (náffara) (perfect, Verb form II)

  1. to startle, to frighten, to scare away, to frighten away, to drive away, to chase away
  2. to shy, to bolt, to stampede
  3. to alienate, to estrange, to deter, to make dissatisfied
  4. to make averse to, to make disinclined to, to make hateful to, to alienate from, to make someone hate

Noun[edit]

نفر (náfarm, plural أنفار (ʾanfār)‎

  1. band, party, group, troop, herd, coterie, collective, cohort, clique, company, association, society, gang, flock, circle, cabal, squad, community, crowd
  2. (military) unit, troop
  3. (military) soldier, private, man
  4. guy, individual, person, gent, persona

Adjective[edit]

نفر (nafr, núffarpl

  1. shy, fearful, timid (plural form of نافر)

Persian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic نفر (nafar).

Noun[edit]

Dari نفر
Iranian Persian نفر
Tajik нафар (nafar)

نفر (nafar)

  1. person
  2. unit