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Quran Dictionary - س ر ح


The triliteral root sīn rā ḥā (س ر ح) occurs seven times in the Quran, in four derived forms:

  • once as the form I verb tasraḥu (تَسْرَحُ)
  • three times as the form II verb sarriḥu (سَرِّحُ)
  • twice as the noun sarāḥ (سَرَاح)
  • once as the form II verbal noun tasrīḥ (تَسْرِيح)

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 take out

(16:6:7) tasraḥūnayou take them out وَلَكُمْ فِيهَا جَمَالٌ حِينَ تُرِيحُونَ وَحِينَ تَسْرَحُونَ

Verb (form II) - to release

(2:231:9) sarriḥūhunnarelease them فَأَمْسِكُوهُنَّ بِمَعْرُوفٍ أَوْ سَرِّحُوهُنَّ بِمَعْرُوفٍ
(33:28:13) wa-usarriḥ'kunnaand release you فَتَعَالَيْنَ أُمَتِّعْكُنَّ وَأُسَرِّحْكُنَّ سَرَاحًا جَمِيلًا
(33:49:20) wasarriḥūhunnaand release them فَمَتِّعُوهُنَّ وَسَرِّحُوهُنَّ سَرَاحًا جَمِيلًا


(33:28:14) sarāḥan(with) a release فَتَعَالَيْنَ أُمَتِّعْكُنَّ وَأُسَرِّحْكُنَّ سَرَاحًا جَمِيلًا
(33:49:21) sarāḥan(with) a release فَمَتِّعُوهُنَّ وَسَرِّحُوهُنَّ سَرَاحًا جَمِيلًا

Verbal noun (form II)

(2:229:6) tasrīḥunto release (her) الطَّلَاقُ مَرَّتَانِ فَإِمْسَاكٌ بِمَعْرُوفٍ أَوْ تَسْرِيحٌ بِإِحْسَانٍ

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