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Quran Dictionary - ع ر ر


The triliteral root ʿayn rā rā (ع ر ر) occurs twice in the Quran, in two derived forms:

  • once as the noun muʿ'tarr (مُعْتَرّ)
  • once as the noun maʿarrat (مَّعَرَّة)

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.


(22:36:22) wal-muʿ'taraand the needy who ask فَإِذَا وَجَبَتْ جُنُوبُهَا فَكُلُوا مِنْهَا وَأَطْعِمُوا الْقَانِعَ وَالْمُعْتَرَّ


(48:25:24) maʿarratunany harm فَتُصِيبَكُمْ مِنْهُمْ مَعَرَّةٌ بِغَيْرِ عِلْمٍ

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