نهر

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Arabic[edit]

Root
ن ه ر(n-h-r)

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Semitic *nahar- (river). Cognate with Akkadian 𒀀𒇉 (nārum) and Biblical Hebrew נָהָר(nɔhɔr).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /nahr/, /na.har/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

نَهْر or نَهَر (nahr or naharm (plural أَنْهَار(ʾanhār) or أَنْهُر(ʾanhur) or نُهُر (nuhur) or نُهْر (nuhr) or نُهُور(nuhūr))

  1. river

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

نَهَرَ (nahara) I, non-past يَنْهَرُ‎‎ (yanharu)

  1. to flow forth upon, to betide
  2. to yell at, to reprimand, to rebuff

Conjugation[edit]

Noun[edit]

نَهْر (nahrm

  1. verbal noun of نَهَرَ (nahara) (form I)

Declension[edit]


Ottoman Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Arabic نَهْر(nahr, river).

Noun[edit]

نهر (nehir) (plural انهارor نهر)

  1. river, a large stream which drains a land mass
    Synonym: ایرماق(ırmak)

Derived terms[edit]

  • نهری(nehiri, pertaining to a river, fluviatile)

Descendants[edit]

  • Turkish: nehir

Further reading[edit]


Persian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic نَهْر(nahr).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Dari نهر
Iranian Persian
Tajik наҳр (nahr)

نَهر (nahr)

  1. brook; creek; stream
    کنار نهر‎ ― kenâr-e nahrby the stream; streamside
    زیر درختان نهر جاری است.‎‎ ― zir-e deraxtân nahr jâri ast.The stream flows under the trees.
  2. (rare) river
    Synonyms: رودخانه(rudxâne), رود(rud), دریا(daryâ)

Descendants[edit]


South Levantine Arabic[edit]

Root
ن ه ر

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic نَهْر(nahr).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /nahr/, [ˈnˤɑ.h(ɪ)rˤ]
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

نهر (nahrm (plural أنهر(ʔanhor) or أنهار(ʔanhār))

  1. river
    نهر الأردن‎‎ ― nahr il-ʔurdonRiver Jordan
    (file)

See also[edit]

  • جدول(jadwal, creek, brook)