The triliteral root bā sīn rā (ب س ر) occurs twice in the Quran, in two derived forms:
- once as the form I verb basara (بَسَرَ)
- once as the active participle bāsirat (بَاسِرَة)
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 scowl, to frown
|(74:22:3) wabasara||and scowled||ثُمَّ عَبَسَ وَبَسَرَ|
|(75:24:3) bāsiratun||(will be) distorted||وَوُجُوهٌ يَوْمَئِذٍ بَاسِرَةٌ|
- Lane's Lexicon - Classical Arabic dictionary