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Crow (غراب)

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From the Quranic Arabic Corpus - Ontology of Quranic Concepts

Crow (غراب) is one of the types of bird mentioned by name in the Quran. This concept is part of the following classification in the ontology:

Concept (root)
Living Creation
Organic Object
Biological Organism
Bird (طائر)
Crow (غراب)
Quranic Concept
Crow
غراب
TranslationCrow
Transliterationghurāb
CategoryBird


Crow is referred to in verse (5:31) of chapter (5) sūrat l-māidah (The Table spread with Food):

Sahih International: Then Allah sent a crow searching in the ground to show him how to hide the disgrace of his brother. He said, "O woe to me! Have I failed to be like this crow and hide the body of my brother?" And he became of the regretful.


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:

InsectApeBirdCrowCucumberPlantDogFigFlyGingerGrapeHerbHoopoeLentilOliveGarlicPomegranateQuailSheepTree

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

Knowledge Base

// Predicate logic relations for the ontology concept crow:

(instance crow bird)

See Also

  • Verse List - Show other verses related to this concept in the Quran (1 occurance)
  • Crow - Wikipedia article
  • Quran Index - Index of Quranic concepts

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