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Quran Dictionary - ق ل م


The triliteral root qāf lām mīm (ق ل م) occurs four times in the Quran as the noun qalam (قَلَم). 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.


(3:44:12) aqlāmahumtheir pens وَمَا كُنْتَ لَدَيْهِمْ إِذْ يُلْقُونَ أَقْلَامَهُمْ أَيُّهُمْ يَكْفُلُ مَرْيَمَ
(31:27:7) aqlāmun(were) pens وَلَوْ أَنَّمَا فِي الْأَرْضِ مِنْ شَجَرَةٍ أَقْلَامٌ وَالْبَحْرُ يَمُدُّهُ مِنْ
(68:1:2) wal-qalamiBy the pen ن وَالْقَلَمِ وَمَا يَسْطُرُونَ
(96:4:3) bil-qalamiby the pen الَّذِي عَلَّمَ بِالْقَلَمِ

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