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Angel (الملائكة)


From the Quranic Arabic Corpus - Ontology of Quranic Concepts

Angel (الملائكة) is a category in the ontology which refers to the creations of Allah mentioned in the Quran known as angels. According to Islamic belief, the angels were created from light in an analogous way to how the jinn were created from fire, and man from clay. This category is part of the following classification in the ontology:

Concept (root)
Living Creation
Sentient Creation
Angel (الملائكة)
Quranic Concept
Parent categorySentient Creation

Related Concepts

There are 6 concepts in this category:

Visual Concept Map

The map below shows the part of the visual ontology for this concept. You can click on other concepts in the map for related information:

Sentient CreationAngelAzraelHarutIblisSatanJinnAzarJibreelMalikMarutMikaeel

Concept map for Angel. Related concepts are highlighted in blue.

Knowledge Base

// Predicate logic relations for the ontology concept angel:

(subclass angel sentient-creation)
(instance azrael angel)
(instance harut angel)
(instance jibreel angel)
(instance malik angel)
(instance marut angel)
(instance mikaeel angel)

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