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Quran Dictionary - ش ك ل


The triliteral root shīn kāf lām (ش ك ل) occurs twice in the Quran, in two derived forms:

  • once as the noun shākilat (شَاكِلَت)
  • once as the noun shakl (شَكْل)

The translations below are brief glosses intended as a guide to meaning. An Arabic word may have a range of meanings depending on context. Click on a word for more linguistic information, or to suggestion a correction.


(17:84:5) shākilatihihis manner قُلْ كُلٌّ يَعْمَلُ عَلَىٰ شَاكِلَتِهِ


(38:58:3) shaklihiits type وَآخَرُ مِنْ شَكْلِهِ أَزْوَاجٌ

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