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Camel (جمل)


From the Quranic Arabic Corpus - Ontology of Quranic Concepts

Camel (جمل) is one of the animals mentioned by name in the Quran.

Camels are mentioned in the Quran as a sign of creation.

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

Concept (root)
Living Creation
Organic Object
Biological Organism
Camel (جمل)
Quranic Concept

Camel is referred to in verse (88:17) of chapter (88) sūrat l-ghāshiyah (The Overwhelming):

Sahih International: Then do they not look at the camels - how they are created?

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 OrganismApeCamelCowDiseaseDogEarForeheadHeartHorseLeprosyLionLipMulePigSnakeWolf

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

Knowledge Base

// Predicate logic relations for the ontology concept camel:

(instance camel animal)

See Also

  • Verse List - Show other verses related to this concept in the Quran (15 occurances)
  • Camel - Wikipedia article
  • Quran Index - Index of Quranic concepts


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