nazâr, kamtâb (#), kamnur (#)
Lacking brightness, clearness, loudness, strength, etc.
From O.Fr. faint "soft, weak, sluggish," p.p. of feindre "to avoid one's duty by pretending, pretend," from L. fingere "to devise, fabricate," originally "to shape, invent, to form," from PIE base *dheigh- "to form, shape."
Nazâr, from Mid.Pers. nizâr "weak, feeble"
(variant zâr), zarmân "old man, deterioration;"
Av. zairina- "exhausting, slackening," zaurura- "weak through old age,
decrepit;" cf. Skt. jára- "wearing out, exhaustion," jaranā-
"old, decayed," jarimán- "weakness through old age," Gk. geron
"old man," L. granum "grain;" PIE base *ger- "wear away."
faint early Sun paradox
pârâdaxš-e xoršid-e kamtâb-e âqâzin
Fr.: paradoxe du Soleil jeune faible
The contradiction between a colder Sun (about 30% less luminous) some 4 billion years ago, as predicted by models, and the warm ancient Terrestrial and Martian climates derived from geological evidence.
setâre-ye kamnur (#), ~ nazâr
Fr.: étoile faible
For unaided eye, a star of visual magnitude around 5-6. Otherwise, on an image, a star that has a lesser brightness compared to others of the same field.