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Quran Dictionary - ح ن ك


The triliteral root ḥā nūn kāf (ح ن ك) occurs only once in the Quran, as the form VIII verb aḥtanika (أَحْتَنِكَ). 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.

Verb (form VIII) - to destroy

(17:62:12) la-aḥtanikannaI will surely destroy لَئِنْ أَخَّرْتَنِ إِلَىٰ يَوْمِ الْقِيَامَةِ لَأَحْتَنِكَنَّ ذُرِّيَّتَهُ إِلَّا قَلِيلًا

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