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Quran Dictionary - ز ح ز ح


The quadriliteral root zāy ḥā zāy ḥā (ز ح ز ح) occurs twice in the Quran, in two derived forms:

  • once as the form I verb zuḥ'ziḥa (زُحْزِحَ)
  • once as the form II active participle muzaḥziḥ (مُزَحْزِح)

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 draw away

(3:185:11) zuḥ'ziḥais drawn away فَمَنْ زُحْزِحَ عَنِ النَّارِ وَأُدْخِلَ الْجَنَّةَ فَقَدْ فَازَ

Active participle (form II)

(2:96:17) bimuzaḥziḥihi(will) remove him وَمَا هُوَ بِمُزَحْزِحِهِ مِنَ الْعَذَابِ أَنْ يُعَمَّرَ

See Also

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