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Quran Dictionary - غ ي ث

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The triliteral root ghayn yā thā (غ ي ث) occurs four times in the Quran, in two derived forms:

  • once as the form IV verb yughāthu (يُغَاثُ)
  • three times as the noun ghayth (غَيْث)

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 IV) - to be given rain

(12:49:8) yughāthuwill be given abundant rain ثُمَّ يَأْتِي مِنْ بَعْدِ ذَٰلِكَ عَامٌ فِيهِ يُغَاثُ النَّاسُ

Noun

(31:34:7) l-ghaythathe rain إِنَّ اللَّهَ عِنْدَهُ عِلْمُ السَّاعَةِ وَيُنَزِّلُ الْغَيْثَ وَيَعْلَمُ مَا فِي الْأَرْحَامِ
(42:28:4) l-ghaythathe rain وَهُوَ الَّذِي يُنَزِّلُ الْغَيْثَ مِنْ بَعْدِ مَا قَنَطُوا وَيَنْشُرُ رَحْمَتَهُ
(57:20:15) ghaythin(of) a rain كَمَثَلِ غَيْثٍ أَعْجَبَ الْكُفَّارَ نَبَاتُهُ ثُمَّ يَهِيجُ فَتَرَاهُ مُصْفَرًّا

See Also

Language Research Group
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