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Forelock (ناصية)


From the Quranic Arabic Corpus - Ontology of Quranic Concepts

Forelock (ناصية) 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
Forelock (ناصية)
Quranic Concept
CategoryBody Part

Forelock is referred to in verse (11:56) of chapter (11) sūrat hūd (Hud):

Sahih International: Indeed, I have relied upon Allah , my Lord and your Lord. There is no creature but that He holds its forelock. Indeed, my Lord is on a path [that is] straight."

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 PartBoneDiseaseEarEyeFingerForeheadForelockIntestineHeartHeelLeprosyLipSnoutTongueWing

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

Knowledge Base

// Predicate logic relations for the ontology concept forelock:

(instance forelock body-part)

See Also

  • Verse List - Show other verses related to this concept in the Quran (4 occurances)
  • Quran Index - Index of Quranic concepts


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