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Friday (الجمعة)


From the Quranic Arabic Corpus - Ontology of Quranic Concepts

Friday (الجمعة) is the day of the week in which the Jumu'ah prayer is performed (the Friday prayer). This concept is part of the following classification in the ontology:

Concept (root)
Calendar Event
Friday (الجمعة)
Quranic Concept
CategoryCalendar Event

Friday is referred to in verse (62:9) of chapter (62) sūrat l-jumuʿah (Friday):

Sahih International: O you who have believed, when [the adhan] is called for the prayer on the day of Jumu'ah [Friday], then proceed to the remembrance of Allah and leave trade. That is better for you, if you only knew.

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:

ArrowWeaponaryCalendar EventCoat of MailDawnPhysical EventFridayHajjKeyKnifeLampNight of DecreeRamadanSabbathShipUmraHistoric EventAl-Jahiliyah

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

Knowledge Base

// Predicate logic relations for the ontology concept friday:

(instance friday calendar-event)

See Also

  • Verse List - Show other verses related to this concept in the Quran (1 occurance)
  • Jumu'ah - Wikipedia article
  • Quran Index - Index of Quranic concepts


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