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Nafir is a form of communal labour practiced in northern and western Sudan - see naffir for further information. It is also the name given to a Sudanese journal available on-line, whose main focus is on the Nuba mountains region of Sudan. The journal is published by Nuba Mountains Solidarity Abroad, based in London and the Nuba relief, rehabilitation and Development Society, based in the Nuba Mountains, Sudan and Nairobi, Kenya. It is published in both English and Arabic.

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Google previewNew Approaches to the Analysis of Jihadism (2011)

Online and Offline by Rüdiger Lohlker

Al-Balawi's transition from virtual to physical jihad was described as “nafir” ( moving out to jihad).162 Nafir is a key-concept of jihad. The Palestinian...

Google previewThe Origins of Syrian Nationhood (2011)

Histories, Pioneers and Identity by Adel Beshara

Nafir is a master-text in naturalizing an ideological centerpiece of nationalism and national identities. It contains a foundational and ever-present “enunciative series” essential to the articulation of a modern national identity.53 This series of ...

Google previewMapping for change: practice, technologies and communication

For example, a Nafir is a volunteering day, when the community gives food and provides free labour to the poorest families, even giving young men from the ...

Google previewA Dictionary, Hindustani & English (1866)

Accompanied by a Reversed Dictionary, English and Hindustani by Duncan Forbes

penetrating, piercing, per23% nafir, frightened, fleeing from; abhorring hating nufür, excelling, conquering. a. C., 5 m fis(pl. of U-35 nafs), souls, spirits, individuals, persons. a. nafi, m, forbidding, prohibition; re"jecting, refusing; ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of the Druzes (2015)

by Samy Swayd

Nafir Suriyah [Syrian Inhabitants]. Beirut, 1990. Chamie, Joseph. Religion and Fertility: Arab Christian-Muslim Differentials. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1981. Cobban, Helena. The Making of Modern ...

Google preview¬A Concise Dictionary of the Persian Language (1876)

by Edward Henry Palmer

nafir. A wind instrument. A. J.; nafis.

Google previewA dictionary in Persian and English, with pronunciation [ed. by M.C. Sen]. (1841)

by Ramdhun Sen

iU nafir, timid ; conquering, a victor. yjl> nafarjdm, incomplete, coming to a bad end. »U nafarmdn, disobedient, rebel. ndfarmdni, disobedience, " refractoriness. nafarhakhtah, ...

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Scrabble value of N1A1F4I1R1

The value of this 5-letter word is 8 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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