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Quran Dictionary - ر ك س


The triliteral root rā kāf sīn (ر ك س) occurs twice in the Quran as the form IV verb arkasa (أَرْكَسَ). 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 IV) - to cast back, to plunge

(4:88:7) arkasahumcast them back فَمَا لَكُمْ فِي الْمُنَافِقِينَ فِئَتَيْنِ وَاللَّهُ أَرْكَسَهُمْ بِمَا كَسَبُوا
(4:91:13) ur'kisūthey are plunged كُلَّ مَا رُدُّوا إِلَى الْفِتْنَةِ أُرْكِسُوا فِيهَا

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