Definitions

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  • proper n. A female given name.

Etymologies

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From Persian نگار (negâr, "sweetheart; painting").

Examples

  • Now her father has agreed to permit the union on condition that the male partner, Ardashir, who was previously a woman called Negar, undergoes a medical examination intended to prove it would be a proper male-female relationship.

    Progress for Transgender People in Iran « Gender Across Borders

  • I have to comment about "Negar" as I have a colleague with that name.

    The Cat's Meow

  • Elliott Squire and Negar Amiri both students at Sutherland secondary school in North Vancouver, suggest that boys fall behind girls in school because of a lack of drive that leads them to neglect their homework.

    September 2009

  • The movie centers on two mild-tempered musicians: the bearded Ashkan and the scarfed Negar, who've just gotten out of prison for their musical crimes.

    'Persian Cats' Just Want To Rock 'N' Roll ... In Iran

  • The music is wonderful, the street shooting gives a sense of the real, nonmullah Iran and it's very funny: When Ashkan and Negar travel to a farm where a heavy-metal band has taken refuge, they're told the cows have stopped eating and giving milk.

    Only Action Clich

  • Mr. Ghobadi shoots in a sprinting documentary style, scurrying from band to band, from alt-rock to heavy metal to Islamo-rap, but there's a story here, too: Boyfriend/girlfriend Ashkan (Ashkan Koshanejad) and Negar (Negar Shaghaghi) are trying to get a band together to play a show in London, and also need the phony documents to get them there.

    Only Action Clich

  • In that Tokyo Breakfast video on YouTube, they were just all named Negar!

    The Cat's Meow

  • And I'd have to hear Negar pronounced to determine whether it is pretty or not.

    The Cat's Meow

  • Negar is doing some interesting work on questions of national cinema and gender see her book on Iranian cinema, Displaced Allegories, as well as some really cool work in social media.

    Assorted Tweets

  • On the site there is a brief interview with Negar on Iranian film; some experimentation using twitter feeds and the text to animated movie software xtranormal really fun; and a write up on her intro film class that ran the much discussed twitter film festival.

    Assorted Tweets

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