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Quran Dictionary - م ك و


The triliteral root mīm kāf wāw (م ك و) occurs only once in the Quran, as the verbal noun mukā (مُكَآء). 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.

Verbal noun

(8:35:7) mukāanwhistling وَمَا كَانَ صَلَاتُهُمْ عِنْدَ الْبَيْتِ إِلَّا مُكَاءً وَتَصْدِيَةً

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