الزهرة

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Etymology[edit]

Related to زُهْرَة(zuhra, brilliance, brightness, radiance, beauty); Venus is the brightest object in the night sky (except the moon).

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الزُّهَرَة (az-zuharaf

  1. (astronomy) Venus (planet)

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  • عُزَّايَان(ʿuzzāyān), العُزَّى(al-ʿuzzā, the most powerful, strongest, highest in glory; most dear, highest esteemed, most loved)
  • الكَوْكَبَة(al-kawkaba, the star, the planet, the prominent astronomical body)
  • عَثْتَر(ʿaṯtar, one that makes herbage flourish, bringer of rain water; the morning or evening star)
  • ذَات زُهْرَان(ḏāt zuhrān, one that possesses or has brilliance or radiance)
  • السَعْدَانِ(as-saʿdāni, the two good fortunes), paired with Mercury or in other traditions Jupiter, contrasted with Mars and Saturn
  • السَعْد الأَصْغَر(as-saʿd al-ʾaṣḡar, the lesser good fortune), contrasted with Jupiter the greater

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