The triliteral root shīn wāw yā (ش و ي) occurs twice in the Quran, in two derived forms:
- once as the form I verb yashwī (يَشْوِى)
- once as the noun shawā (شَّوَىٰ)
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.
Verb (form I) - to scald
|(18:29:23) yashwī||(which) scalds||وَإِنْ يَسْتَغِيثُوا يُغَاثُوا بِمَاءٍ كَالْمُهْلِ يَشْوِي الْوُجُوهَ|
|(70:16:2) lilshawā||of the skin of the head||نَزَّاعَةً لِلشَّوَىٰ|
- Lane's Lexicon - Classical Arabic dictionary