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Al-Uzza (العزى)


From the Quranic Arabic Corpus - Ontology of Quranic Concepts

Al-Uzza (العزى) is the name of a false pre-Islamic goddess mentioned in the Quran. This concept is part of the following classification in the ontology:

Concept (root)
False Deity
Al-Uzza (العزى)
Quranic Concept
CategoryFalse Deity

Al-Uzza is referred to in verse (53:19) of chapter (53) sūrat l-najm (The Star):

Sahih International: So have you considered al-Lat and al-'Uzza?

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:

Afterlife LocationLocationAl-UzzaFalse DeityAllah's ThroneAllatGolden CalfIdolManatNasrSuwaWaddYaghuthYauqBaal

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

Knowledge Base

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

(instance al-uzza false-deity)

See Also

  • Verse List - Show other verses related to this concept in the Quran (1 occurance)
  • Al-Uzza - Wikipedia article
  • Quran Index - Index of Quranic concepts


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