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Ape (قرد)


From the Quranic Arabic Corpus - Ontology of Quranic Concepts

Ape (قرد) is one of the animals mentioned by name in the Quran.

Apes are mentioned in the Quran.

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

Concept (root)
Living Creation
Organic Object
Biological Organism
Ape (قرد)
Quranic Concept

Ape is referred to in verse (7:166) of chapter (7) sūrat l-aʿrāf (The Heights):

Sahih International: So when they were insolent about that which they had been forbidden, We said to them, "Be apes, despised."

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:

AnimalBiological OrganismApeBirdCamelCowCrowDogFishFrogGoatGrapeHoopoeLionMuleQuailSheepSnakeWolf

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

Knowledge Base

// Predicate logic relations for the ontology concept ape:

(instance ape animal)

See Also

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


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