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Quran Dictionary - م و ج

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The triliteral root mīm wāw jīm (م و ج) occurs seven times in the Quran, in two derived forms:

  • once as the form I verb yamūju (يَمُوجُ)
  • six times as the noun mawj (مَوْج)

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 surge

(18:99:4) yamūjuto surge وَتَرَكْنَا بَعْضَهُمْ يَوْمَئِذٍ يَمُوجُ فِي بَعْضٍ

Noun

(10:22:22) l-mawjuthe waves جَاءَتْهَا رِيحٌ عَاصِفٌ وَجَاءَهُمُ الْمَوْجُ مِنْ كُلِّ مَكَانٍ
(11:42:5) mawjinthe waves وَهِيَ تَجْرِي بِهِمْ فِي مَوْجٍ كَالْجِبَالِ
(11:43:20) l-mawjuthe waves وَحَالَ بَيْنَهُمَا الْمَوْجُ فَكَانَ مِنَ الْمُغْرَقِينَ
(24:40:7) mawjuna wave أَوْ كَظُلُمَاتٍ فِي بَحْرٍ لُجِّيٍّ يَغْشَاهُ مَوْجٌ
(24:40:10) mawjuna wave مِنْ فَوْقِهِ مَوْجٌ مِنْ فَوْقِهِ سَحَابٌ
(31:32:3) mawjuna wave وَإِذَا غَشِيَهُمْ مَوْجٌ كَالظُّلَلِ دَعَوُا اللَّهَ مُخْلِصِينَ لَهُ الدِّينَ

See Also

Language Research Group
University of Leeds
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