ناحية

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root ن ح و(n-ḥ-w).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

نَاحِيَة (nāḥiyaf (plural نَوَاحٍ(nawāḥin))

  1. side, direction
  2. region, area
  3. nahiyah; a type of local administrative division, sometimes translated as "subdistrict"

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Maltese: naħa
  • English: nahiyah
  • Hausa: nāhiyā̀
  • Persian: ناحیه(nâhiye)
    Uyghur: ناھىيە(nahiye)
  • Turkish: nahiye

References[edit]

  • Wehr, Hans (1979), “نحو”, in J. Milton Cowan, editor, A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, 4th edition, Ithaca, NY: Spoken Language Services, →ISBN