The quadriliteral root bā ʿayn thā rā (ب ع ث ر) occurs twice in the Quran as the form I verb buʿ'thira (بُعْثِرَ). 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 overturn, to scatter
|(82:4:3) buʿ'thirat||are overturned||وَإِذَا الْقُبُورُ بُعْثِرَتْ|
|(100:9:4) buʿ'thira||will be scattered||أَفَلَا يَعْلَمُ إِذَا بُعْثِرَ مَا فِي الْقُبُورِ|
- Lane's Lexicon - Classical Arabic dictionary