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Quran Dictionary - ن ع س


The triliteral root nūn ʿayn sīn (ن ع س) occurs twice in the Quran as the noun nuʿās (نُّعَاس). 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.


(3:154:8) nuʿāsanslumber ثُمَّ أَنْزَلَ عَلَيْكُمْ مِنْ بَعْدِ الْغَمِّ أَمَنَةً نُعَاسًا يَغْشَىٰ طَائِفَةً مِنْكُمْ
(8:11:3) l-nuʿāsawith [the] slumber إِذْ يُغَشِّيكُمُ النُّعَاسَ أَمَنَةً مِنْهُ وَيُنَزِّلُ عَلَيْكُمْ مِنَ السَّمَاءِ مَاءً

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