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Eye (عين)


From the Quranic Arabic Corpus - Ontology of Quranic Concepts

Eye (عين) is one of the parts of the body mentioned in the Quran. This concept is part of the following classification in the ontology:

Concept (root)
Living Creation
Organic Object
Body Part
Eye (عين)
Quranic Concept
CategoryBody Part

Eye is referred to in verse (90:8) of chapter (90) sūrat l-balad (The City):

Sahih International: Have We not made for him two eyes?

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:

AlaqOrganic ObjectBody PartBoneFoodDiseaseEarEmbryoEyeFingerForeheadForelockIntestineHeartHeelLeprosyLipSnoutTongueWineWing

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

Knowledge Base

// Predicate logic relations for the ontology concept eye:

(instance eye body-part)

See Also

  • Verse List - Show other verses related to this concept in the Quran (34 occurances)
  • Eye - Wikipedia article
  • Quran Index - Index of Quranic concepts


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