The triliteral root khā ṭā fā (خ ط ف) occurs seven times in the Quran, in three derived forms:
three times as the form I verb khaṭifa (خَطِفَ)
three times as the form V verb yatakhaṭṭafa (يَتَخَطَّفَ)
once as the noun khaṭfat (خَطْفَة)
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.