ναδίρ

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Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Either a learned orthographic borrowing from French nadir[1], or borrowed from Spanish nadir[2], ultimately from Arabic نَظِير(naẓīr, counterpart), implying the 'opposite of' zenith.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /naˈðiɾ/
  • Hyphenation: να‧δίρ

Noun[edit]

ναδίρ (nadírn (indeclinable)

  1. nadir

Antonyms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ ναδίρ in Λεξικό της κοινής νεοελληνικής [Dictionary of Standard Modern Greek], 1998, by the "Triantafyllidis" Foundation.
  2. ^ Babiniotis, Georgios (2010), “ναδίρ”, in Etymologikó lexikó tis néas ellinikís glóssas [Etymological Dictionary of Modern Greek] (in Greek), Athens: Lexicology Centre