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Quran Dictionary - ج ف و


The triliteral root jīm fā wāw (ج ف و) occurs only once in the Quran, as the form I verb tatajāfā (تَتَجَافَىٰ). 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 forsake

(32:16:1) tatajāfāForsake تَتَجَافَىٰ جُنُوبُهُمْ عَنِ الْمَضَاجِعِ يَدْعُونَ رَبَّهُمْ خَوْفًا وَطَمَعًا

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