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Quran Dictionary - خ ن ق


The triliteral root khā nūn qāf (خ ن ق) occurs only once in the Quran, as the form VII active participle mun'khaniqat (مُنْخَنِقَة). 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.

Active participle (form VII)

(5:3:12) wal-mun'khaniqatuand that which is strangled (to death) حُرِّمَتْ عَلَيْكُمُ الْمَيْتَةُ وَالدَّمُ وَلَحْمُ الْخِنْزِيرِ وَمَا أُهِلَّ لِغَيْرِ اللَّهِ بِهِ وَالْمُنْخَنِقَةُ

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