An Etymological Dictionary of Astronomy and Astrophysics
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waning
  کاهنده   
kâhandé (#)

Fr.: descendant   

Decreasing in strength, intensity, power, etc.

Waning, from wane, from M.E. wanen (v.), O.E. wanian "to lessen;" cf. O.S. wanon, O.N. vana, O.Fris. wania, M.Du. waenen, O.H.G. wanon "to wane, to grow less."

Kâhandé "waning, decreasing;" from kâstan, kâhidan "to decrease;" Mid.Pers. kâhitan, kâstan, kâhênitan "to decrease, diminish, lessen;" Av. kasu- "small, little" (Mod.Pers. keh); Proto-Iranian *kas- "to be small, diminish, lessen."

waning crescent
  هلال ِ کاهنده، برن ِ ~   
helâl-e kâhandé, barn-e ~

Fr.: croissant descendant   

The crescent phase of the moon following the → last quarter.

waning; → crescent.

waning gibbous
  کوژماه ِ کاهنده   
kužmâh-e kâhandé

Fr.: lune gibbeuse descendante   

The oval shape of the moon a few days after the → full moon and before the → last quarter.

waning; → gibbous.

waning moon
  ماه ِ کاهنده   
mâh-e kâhandé (#)

Fr.: lune descendante   

The circumstance when the phase of the Moon is decreasing from → full moon to → new moon.

waning; → moon.