Fard vs. Nard

Fard vs. Nard — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Fard and Nard

Fardverb

To paint, as the cheeks or face.

Nardnoun

See spikenard.

Fardverb

To embellish or gloss over.

Nardnoun

Nardostachys jatamansi, a flowering plant of the valerian family that grows in the Himalayas, used as a perfume, an incense, a sedative, and an herbal medicine.

Fardnoun

(archaic) Colour or paint, especially white paint, used on the face; makeup, war-paint.

Nardnoun

A fragrant oil from the plant, formerly much prized.

Fardnoun

(Islam) A commandment from Allah that a Muslim has to fulfil; a religious duty or obligation.

Nardnoun

(Aralia racemosa), a North American perennial herb with an aromatic root.

Fardadjective

(Islam) Required as a matter of religious duty or obligation.

Nardnoun

Testicles.

The soccer ball hit me right in the nards!

Nardnoun

an aromatic ointment used in antiquity