Definitions

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  • proper noun A male given name.

Etymologies

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Unknown. It has been suggested that it is from Arabic نَزِير, nazīr, rare, trivial, but if it is Arabic, perhaps more likely would be نَذِير, naḍīr auspicious, boding well (?) Represents the word 'rare' in hebrew

Examples

  • The Nadir is the transition from mutable air (Gemini) into cardinal water (Cancer).

    Astrology for Capricorns

  • The perfected ascetic of the Nadir is rarely the philospher king of the mid heaven.

    Astrology for Capricorns

  • My friend Nadir is driving me there to visit Munib al-Masri, one of Yasir Arafat's oldest friends and now the richest man in Palestine.

    In a Ruined Country

  • Peter Bates, 61, who had just returned from 12 days in Romania with four members of his family, said he could "just about" recall Nadir leaving 17 years ago.

    Asil Nadir, back in UK after 17 years, accused of £34m fraud

  • The Lord of the Nadir is the black sun, older brother of our sun.

    One River

  • For the Nadir were a nomadic race: hunters, war'riors and killers who built nothing, caring little for the bleakness of their future.

    Waylander

  • Meanwhile, the newly refurbished 183-foot vessel formerly owned by Cousteau (once dubbed Nadir, oddly enough, and now dubbed the more pleasant-sounding MV Alucia) has had to be put up for sale even before it is finished.

    Seattle Post-Intelligencer: Local News

  • • bNED failure was defined as Nadir + 2 ng / ml • Ciprofloxacin για 30 ημέρες

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  • Sion 'Nadir' Simon does have a certain ring to it.

    A Welsh-Brummie writes: Sion Simon, please just shut up! (Comment piece)

  • Nadir yahooBuzzArticleHeadline = 'Nadir'; yahooBuzzArticleSummary = 'Article: Warm up for tonight\'s debate without watching the pundits.'

    Nadir

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