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Quran Dictionary - ع ف ر


The triliteral root ʿayn fā rā (ع ف ر) occurs only once in the Quran, as the noun ʿif'rīt (عِفْرِيت). 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.


(27:39:2) ʿif'rītuna strong one قَالَ عِفْرِيتٌ مِنَ الْجِنِّ أَنَا آتِيكَ بِهِ

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