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Quran Dictionary - ق و س


The triliteral root qāf wāw sīn (ق و س) occurs only once in the Quran, as the noun qawsayn (قَوْسَيْن). 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.


(53:9:3) qawsayni(of) two bow-(lengths) فَكَانَ قَابَ قَوْسَيْنِ أَوْ أَدْنَىٰ

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