The triliteral root fā tā hamza (ف ت أ) occurs only once in the Quran, as the form I verb tafta-u (تَفْتَؤُا۟). 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.
Verb (form I) - to cease
|(12:85:3) tafta-u||you will not cease||قَالُوا تَاللَّهِ تَفْتَأُ تَذْكُرُ يُوسُفَ حَتَّىٰ تَكُونَ حَرَضًا|
- Lane's Lexicon - Classical Arabic dictionary