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Quran Dictionary - ف ت أ


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-uyou will not cease قَالُوا تَاللَّهِ تَفْتَأُ تَذْكُرُ يُوسُفَ حَتَّىٰ تَكُونَ حَرَضًا

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