The triliteral root ʿayn tā lām (ع ت ل) occurs twice in the Quran, in two derived forms:
- once as the form I verb iʿ'tilu (ٱعْتِلُ)
- once as the adjective ʿutull (عُتُلّ)
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 drag
|(44:47:2) fa-iʿ'tilūhu||and drag him||خُذُوهُ فَاعْتِلُوهُ إِلَىٰ سَوَاءِ الْجَحِيمِ|
|(68:13:1) ʿutullin||Cruel||عُتُلٍّ بَعْدَ ذَٰلِكَ زَنِيمٍ|
- Lane's Lexicon - Classical Arabic dictionary