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Al-Ahqaf (الأحقاف)


From the Quranic Arabic Corpus - Ontology of Quranic Concepts

Al-Ahqaf (الأحقاف) is a historic region mentioned in the Quran that refers to the curved sand dunes in the southern part of the Arabian peninsula. This concept is part of the following classification in the ontology:

Concept (root)
Geographical Location
Historic Land
Al-Ahqaf (الأحقاف)
Quranic Concept
CategoryHistoric Land

Al-Ahqaf is referred to in verse (46:21) of chapter (46) sūrat l-aḥqāf (The Curved Sand-hills):

Sahih International: And mention, [O Muhammad], the brother of 'Aad, when he warned his people in the [region of] al-Ahqaf - and warners had already passed on before him and after him - [saying], "Do not worship except Allah. Indeed, I fear for you the punishment of a terrible day."

Visual Concept Map

The map below shows the part of the visual ontology for this concept. You can click on other concepts in the map for related information:

Al-JudiMountainAl-SafaEgyptHistoric LandMount ArafatMount SinaiShebaAl-Ahqaf

Concept map for Al-Ahqaf. Related concepts are highlighted in blue.

Knowledge Base

// Predicate logic relations for the ontology concept al-ahqaf:

(instance al-ahqaf historic-land)

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