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Quran Dictionary - ب س س


The triliteral root bā sīn sīn (ب س س) occurs twice in the Quran, in two derived forms:

  • once as the form I verb bussati (بُسَّتِ)
  • once as the noun bass (بَسّ)

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 crumble, to crush

(56:5:1) wabussatiAnd will be crumbled وَبُسَّتِ الْجِبَالُ بَسًّا


(56:5:3) bassan(with awful) crumbling وَبُسَّتِ الْجِبَالُ بَسًّا

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