See also: نجو

ArabicEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From the root ن ح و(n-ḥ-w).

NounEdit

نَحْو (naḥwm (plural نُحُوّ (nuḥuww) or أَنْحَاء(ʾanḥāʾ))

  1. side, direction
  2. region, tract
  3. road
  4. intention, purpose, tendency
  5. kind, sort, manner
  6. (linguistics, grammar) syntax, grammar
    • Ibn Malik, Alfiyyah
      وَأَسْتَعِينُ اللَّٰهَ فِي أَلْفِيَّةْ / مَقَاصِدُ النَّحْوِ بِهَا مَحْوِيَّةْ
      waʾastaʿīnu llāha fī ʾalfiyyah / maqāṣidu n-naḥwi bihā maḥwiyyah
      (please add an English translation of this quote)
DeclensionEdit
ReferencesEdit

PrepositionEdit

نَحْوَ (naḥwa)

  1. towards, in the direction of, after, in accordance with
  2. like, like as, as for instance, such as, for example
  3. about
InflectionEdit
    Inflected forms
Base form نَحْوَ (naḥwa)
Personal-pronoun-
including forms
Singular Dual Plural
Masculine Feminine Common Masculine Feminine
First person نَحْوِي(naḥwī) نَحْوَنَا(naḥwanā)
Second person نَحْوَكَ(naḥwaka) نَحْوَكِ(naḥwaki) نَحْوَكُمَا(naḥwakumā) نَحْوَكُمْ(naḥwakum) نَحْوَكُنَّ(naḥwakunna)
Third person نَحْوَهُ(naḥwahu) نَحْوَهَا(naḥwahā) نَحْوَهُمَا(naḥwahumā) نَحْوَهُمْ(naḥwahum) نَحْوَهُنَّ(naḥwahunna)
ReferencesEdit

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

نُحُوّ (nuḥuwwm pl

  1. plural of نَحْو (naḥw)

Etymology 3Edit

VerbEdit

نَحْوِ (naḥwi) (form I)

  1. first-person plural non-past active jussive of حَوَى(ḥawā)

VerbEdit

نُحْوَ (nuḥwa) (form I)

  1. first-person plural non-past passive jussive of حَوَى(ḥawā)

MalayEdit

NounEdit

نحو

  1. Jawi spelling of nahu

PersianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic نَحْو(naḥw).

PronunciationEdit

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NounEdit

نحو (nahv)

  1. syntax
  2. grammar
  3. manner, mode, way