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Cow (بقرة)


From the Quranic Arabic Corpus - Ontology of Quranic Concepts

Cow (بقرة) is one of the animals mentioned by name in the Quran.

The cow is mentioned in several verses of the Quran.

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

Concept (root)
Living Creation
Organic Object
Biological Organism
Cow (بقرة)
Quranic Concept

Cow is referred to in verse (12:46) of chapter (12) sūrat yūsuf (Joseph):

Sahih International: [He said], "Joseph, O man of truth, explain to us about seven fat cows eaten by seven [that were] lean, and seven green spikes [of grain] and others [that were] dry - that I may return to the people; perhaps they will know [about you]."

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 OrganismApeCamelCowDiseaseDogEarFrogHeartHorseLeprosyLionLipMulePigSnakeWolf

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

Knowledge Base

// Predicate logic relations for the ontology concept cow:

(instance cow animal)

See Also

  • Verse List - Show other verses related to this concept in the Quran (6 occurances)
  • Cow - Wikipedia article
  • Quran Index - Index of Quranic concepts


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