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Quran Dictionary - ص و ع


The triliteral root ṣād wāw ʿayn (ص و ع) occurs only once in the Quran, as the noun ṣuwāʿ (صُوَاع). 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.


(12:72:3) ṣuwāʿa(the) cup قَالُوا نَفْقِدُ صُوَاعَ الْمَلِكِ وَلِمَنْ جَاءَ بِهِ حِمْلُ بَعِيرٍ

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