نضو

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root ن ض و(n-ḍ-w).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

نَضْو (naḍwm

  1. verbal noun of نَضَا(naḍā) (form I)

Declension[edit]

Noun[edit]

نَضْو (naḍwm (plural أَنْضَاء(ʾanḍāʾ))

  1. ragged-up piece of cloth, tatter, tog, shabby raiment

Declension[edit]

Adjective[edit]

نِضْو (niḍw) (masculine plural أَنْضَاء(ʾanḍāʾ))

  1. meagre, scrawny

Declension[edit]

Noun[edit]

نِضْو (niḍwm (plural أَنْضَاء(ʾanḍāʾ))

  1. arrow-shaft
    • 7th century CE, Sunan Abī Dāwud, 1:36:
      إِنْ كَانَ أَحَدُنَا فِي زَمَنِ رَسُولِ اللّٰهِ صَلَّى اللّٰهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ لَيَأْخُذُ نِضْوَ أَخِيهِ عَلَى أَنَّ لَهُ النِّصْفَ مِمَّا يَغْنَمُ وَلَنَا النِّصْفُ وَإِنْ كَانَ أَحَدُنَا لَيَطِيرُ لَهُ النَّصْلُ وَٱلرِّيشُ وَلِلْآخَرِ الْقَدَحُ.‎‎
      ʾin kāna ʾaḥadunā fī zamani rasūli llāhi ṣallā llāhu ʿalayhi wasallama layaʾḵuḏu niḍwa ʾaḵīhi ʿalā ʾanna lahu n-niṣfa mimmā yaḡnamu walanā n-niṣfu waʾin kāna ʾaḥadunā layaṭīru lahu n-naṣlu war-rīšu walilʾāḵari l-qadaḥu.
      Any one of us would borrow a camel during the lifetime of the Prophet (ﷺ) from the other, on condition that he would give him half the booty, and the other half he would retain himself. Further, one of us received, so it flies, an arrowhead and a feather, and the other the arrow-shaft.
  2. decrepit camel

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • نضو” in Almaany
  • Freytag, Georg (1837), “نضو”, in Lexicon arabico-latinum praesertim ex Djeuharii Firuzabadiique et aliorum Arabum operibus adhibitis Golii quoque et aliorum libris confectum (in la), volume 4, Halle: C. A. Schwetschke, pages 294
  • Kazimirski, Albin de Biberstein (1860), “نضو”, in Dictionnaire arabe-français contenant toutes les racines de la langue arabe, leurs dérivés, tant dans l’idiome vulgaire que dans l’idiome littéral, ainsi que les dialectes d’Alger et de Maroc (in fr), volume 2, Paris: Maisonneuve et Cie, pages 1282