نظر

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See also: نطرand ن ظ ر

Arabic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the root ن ظ ر(n-ẓ-r).

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Verb[edit]

نَظَرَ (naẓara) I, non-past يَنْظُرُ‎‎ (yanẓuru)

  1. to look, to gaze, to glance
    نَظَرْتُ فَلَمْ أُرِ شَيْئًا‎ ― naẓartu falam ʾuri šayʾanI looked and I saw nothing
  2. to see, to view, to eye, to regard
  3. to watch, to observe, to notice
  4. to pay attention, to expect
  5. to envisage, to consider, to contemplate
  6. to have in mind, to have in view
  7. (transitive) to await
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Etymology 2[edit]

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نَظَّرَ (naẓẓara) II, non-past يُنَظِّرُ‎‎ (yunaẓẓiru)

  1. to make comparisons, to draw parallels
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Etymology 3[edit]

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Noun[edit]

نَظَر (naẓarm (plural أَنْظَار(ʾanẓār))

  1. verbal noun of نَظَرَ (naẓara) (form I)
  2. seeing, eyesight, vision
  3. look, glance, gaze
  4. sight
  5. outlook, prospect
  6. view
  7. aspect
  8. appearance, evidence
  9. insight, discernment
  10. examination
  11. inspection, study, perusal
  12. consideration, reflection
  13. theory
  14. trial, hearing
  15. supervision, control, surveillance
  16. competence, jurisdiction
  17. attention, heed, regard, notice, observation, respect, consideration, care
Declension[edit]
Descendants[edit]
  • Middle Armenian: Նազար (Nazar)
  • Persian: نظر(nazar) (see there for further descendants)

Etymology 4[edit]

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Adjective[edit]

نِظْر (niẓr)

  1. similar, like, matching
  2. equal
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References[edit]

  • Wehr, Hans, “نظر”, in J. Milton Cowan, editor, A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic[1], 4th edition, Ithaca, NY: Spoken Language Services, 1979, →ISBN

Persian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic نَظَر(naẓar).

Noun[edit]

نظر (nazar) (plural نظرها(nazar-hâ))

  1. look
  2. view
  3. insight
  4. evil eye
  5. opinion
  6. viewpoint
  7. consideration

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Urdu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Persian نظر(nazar), from Arabic نَظَر(naẓar).

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Noun[edit]

نَظَر (nazarf (Hindi spelling नज़र)

  1. look
  2. gaze
  3. evil eye

Further reading[edit]

  • Qureshi, Bashir Ahmad, “نظر”, in Kitabistan's 20th Century Standard Dictionary‎, Lahore: Kitabistan Pub. Co., 1971