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Quran Dictionary - غ ل ي


The triliteral root ghayn lām yā (غ ل ي) occurs twice in the Quran, in two derived forms:

  • once as the form I verb yaghlī (يَغْلِى)
  • once as the noun ghal (غَلْى)

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 boil

(44:45:2) yaghlīit will boil كَالْمُهْلِ يَغْلِي فِي الْبُطُونِ


(44:46:1) kaghalyiLike boiling كَغَلْيِ الْحَمِيمِ

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