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Bakkah (بكة)


From the Quranic Arabic Corpus - Ontology of Quranic Concepts

Bakkah (بكة) is another name for the holy city of Makkah (Mecca).

Bakkah is a historic name for the city of Makkah.

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

Concept (root)
Geographical Location
Bakkah (بكة)
Quranic Concept
Alternative nameMakkah

Bakkah is referred to in verse (3:96) of chapter (3) sūrat āl ʿim'rān (The Family of Imrān):

Sahih International: Indeed, the first House [of worship] established for mankind was that at Makkah - blessed and a guidance for the worlds.

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 Bakkah. Related concepts are highlighted in blue.

Knowledge Base

// Predicate logic relations for the ontology concept bakkah:

(name-of bakkah makkah)
(instance bakkah city)

See Also

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


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