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Quran Dictionary - غ ض ض

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The triliteral root ghayn ḍād ḍād (غ ض ض) occurs four times in the Quran as the form I verb yaghuḍḍu (يَغُضُّ). 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 lower

(24:30:3) yaghuḍḍūthey should lower قُلْ لِلْمُؤْمِنِينَ يَغُضُّوا مِنْ أَبْصَارِهِمْ وَيَحْفَظُوا فُرُوجَهُمْ
(24:31:3) yaghḍuḍ'na(that) they should lower وَقُلْ لِلْمُؤْمِنَاتِ يَغْضُضْنَ مِنْ أَبْصَارِهِنَّ
(31:19:4) wa-ugh'ḍuḍand lower وَاقْصِدْ فِي مَشْيِكَ وَاغْضُضْ مِنْ صَوْتِكَ
(49:3:3) yaghuḍḍūnalower إِنَّ الَّذِينَ يَغُضُّونَ أَصْوَاتَهُمْ عِنْدَ رَسُولِ اللَّهِ أُولَٰئِكَ الَّذِينَ امْتَحَنَ اللَّهُ قُلُوبَهُمْ لِلتَّقْوَىٰ

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