The triliteral root ḍād nūn kāf (ض ن ك) occurs only once in the Quran, as the adjective ḍank (ضَنك). The translation below is a brief gloss intended as a guide to meaning. An Arabic word may have a range of meanings depending on context. Click on the word for more linguistic information, or to suggestion a correction.
|(20:124:8) ḍankan||straitened||وَمَنْ أَعْرَضَ عَنْ ذِكْرِي فَإِنَّ لَهُ مَعِيشَةً ضَنْكًا|
- Lane's Lexicon - Classical Arabic dictionary