The triliteral root zāy nūn yā (ز ن ي) occurs nine times in the Quran, in four derived forms:
twice as the form I verb yaznu (يَزْنُ)
once as the verbal noun zinā (زِّنَىٰٓ)
three times as the active participle zān (زَان)
three times as the active participle zāniyat (زَانِيَة)
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.