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Coin (دَراهِم)


From the Quranic Arabic Corpus - Ontology of Quranic Concepts

Coin (دَراهِم) is one of the man-made artifacts mentioned in the Quran. This concept is part of the following classification in the ontology:

Concept (root)
Coin (دَراهِم)
Quranic Concept

Coin is referred to in verse (12:20) of chapter (12) sūrat yūsuf (Joseph):

Sahih International: And they sold him for a reduced price - a few dirhams - and they were, concerning him, of those content with little.

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:

Ark of the CovenantArtifactBoatMetalPhysical SubstanceClayWeather PhenomenaCoinCoralPearlDustInkKeyLadderLampLightningMineralNoah's ArkPenRainRubyShipSilkSoilThunder

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

Knowledge Base

// Predicate logic relations for the ontology concept coin:

(instance coin artifact)

See Also

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


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