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Finger (أصابع)


From the Quranic Arabic Corpus - Ontology of Quranic Concepts

Finger (أصابع) 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
Finger (أصابع)
Quranic Concept
CategoryBody Part

Finger is referred to in verse (71:7) of chapter (71) sūrat nūḥ:

Sahih International: And indeed, every time I invited them that You may forgive them, they put their fingers in their ears, covered themselves with their garments, persisted, and were arrogant with [great] arrogance.

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:

Body PartBoneBreast BoneEarEyeFingerForeheadForelockIntestineHeartHeelLipSnoutTongueWing

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

Knowledge Base

// Predicate logic relations for the ontology concept finger:

(instance finger body-part)

See Also

  • Verse List - Show other verses related to this concept in the Quran (5 occurances)
  • Finger - Wikipedia article
  • Quran Index - Index of Quranic concepts


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