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Quran Dictionary - ص م ع


The triliteral root ṣād mīm ʿayn (ص م ع) occurs only once in the Quran, as the noun ṣawāmiʿ (صَوَٰمِع). 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.


(22:40:19) ṣawāmiʿumonasteries وَلَوْلَا دَفْعُ اللَّهِ النَّاسَ بَعْضَهُمْ بِبَعْضٍ لَهُدِّمَتْ صَوَامِعُ وَبِيَعٌ

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