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Arabic (العربية)


From the Quranic Arabic Corpus - Ontology of Quranic Concepts

Arabic (العربية) is mentioned by Allah to be the language in which the Quran was revealed, and is the language of the Arabs.

An example of Arabic calligraphy.

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

Concept (root)
Language (لغة)
Arabic (العربية)
Quranic Concept

Arabic is referred to in verse (12:2) of chapter (12) sūrat yūsuf (Joseph):

Sahih International: Indeed, We have sent it down as an Arabic Qur'an that you might understand.

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:

ConceptAllahArabicLanguagePhysical SubstanceWeather PhenomenaColorPhysical AttributeCoralGlassGreenHoly BookOilSoil

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

Knowledge Base

// Predicate logic relations for the ontology concept arabic:

(instance arabic language)

See Also

  • Verse List - Show other verses related to this concept in the Quran (10 occurances)
  • Arabic - Wikipedia article
  • Quran Index - Index of Quranic concepts


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