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Nahar may refer to:

  • River (נהר), in Hebrew
    • Judge Nahar, an epithet for Yam (god), levantine god of the sea and rivers
  • Nahar also means river in Arabic
    • Nahar al-Aaz (Glory River), Iraq
    • In Persian and Urdu it is also used. Naharu or Nehru is derived from "Nahar/Nehar", for persons who live on a bank of a canal or river.
  • "Day" (نهار\), in Arabic
    • An-Nahar, a Lebanese newspaper
    • Al-Nahr, alternative name for this Palestinian village, depopulated in 1948
    • Ennahar TV, an Algerian 24-hour television news channel
  • Nahar, East Azerbaijan, a village in East Azerbaijan Province, Iran
  • Nahar, Mazandaran, a village in Mazandaran Province, Iran
  • Nahar Block of Rewari, a region in India, including a village called Nahar
  • Nahar, Semnan, a village in Semnan Province, Iran
  • Nahar, local name for the Ceylon ironwood Mesua ferrea
  • Chechen nahar or naxar, a currency that Chechen separatists planned for the Chechen Republic of Ichkeria


  • Lord Nahar, a character in The Echorium Sequence fantasy trilogy by Katherine Roberts
  • Nahar (Middle-earth), the horse of Oromë in Tolkien's legendarium

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