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Date Palm (نخلة)


From the Quranic Arabic Corpus - Ontology of Quranic Concepts

Date Palm (نخلة) is one of the types of plant mentioned in the Quran. This concept is part of the following classification in the ontology:

Concept (root)
Living Creation
Organic Object
Biological Organism
Date Palm (نخلة)
Quranic Concept
Date Palm
TranslationDate Palm

Date Palm is referred to in verse (6:99) of chapter (6) sūrat l-anʿām (The Cattle):

Sahih International: And it is He who sends down rain from the sky, and We produce thereby the growth of all things. We produce from it greenery from which We produce grains arranged in layers. And from the palm trees - of its emerging fruit are clusters hanging low. And [We produce] gardens of grapevines and olives and pomegranates, similar yet varied. Look at [each of] its fruit when it yields and [at] its ripening. Indeed in that are signs for a people who believe.

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:

BirdCrowCucumberPlantDate PalmFigGingerGoatGrapeHerbHoopoeLeafLentilOliveOnionGarlicPomegranateSheepTree

Concept map for Date Palm. Related concepts are highlighted in blue.

Knowledge Base

// Predicate logic relations for the ontology concept date-palm:

(instance date-palm plant)

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