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Ant (نمل)


From the Quranic Arabic Corpus - Ontology of Quranic Concepts

Ant (نمل) is one of the insects mentioned by name in the Quran.

Ants are mentioned in the Quran.

This concept is part of the following classification in the ontology:

Concept (root)
Living Creation
Organic Object
Biological Organism
Ant (نمل)
Quranic Concept

Ant is referred to in verse (27:18) of chapter (27) sūrat l-naml (The Ants):

Sahih International: Until, when they came upon the valley of the ants, an ant said, "O ants, enter your dwellings that you not be crushed by Solomon and his soldiers while they perceive not."

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:


Concept map for Ant. Related concepts are highlighted in blue.

Knowledge Base

// Predicate logic relations for the ontology concept ant:

(instance ant insect)

See Also

  • Verse List - Show other verses related to this concept in the Quran (3 occurances)
  • Ant - Wikipedia article
  • Quran Index - Index of Quranic concepts


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