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Quran Dictionary - ن أ ي

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The triliteral root nūn hamza yā (ن أ ي) occurs three times in the Quran as the form I verb naā (نَـَٔا). 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 distance, to become remote, to keep away

(6:26:4) wayanawnaand they keep away وَهُمْ يَنْهَوْنَ عَنْهُ وَيَنْأَوْنَ عَنْهُ
(17:83:6) wanaāand becomes remote وَإِذَا أَنْعَمْنَا عَلَى الْإِنْسَانِ أَعْرَضَ وَنَأَىٰ بِجَانِبِهِ
(41:51:6) wanaāand distances himself وَإِذَا أَنْعَمْنَا عَلَى الْإِنْسَانِ أَعْرَضَ وَنَأَىٰ بِجَانِبِهِ

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