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Frog (ضفدع)


From the Quranic Arabic Corpus - Ontology of Quranic Concepts

Frog (ضفدع) is one of the animals mentioned by name in the Quran.

Frogs are mentioned in the Quran.

This concept is part of the following classification in the ontology:

Concept (root)
Living Creation
Organic Object
Biological Organism
Frog (ضفدع)
Quranic Concept

Frog is referred to in verse (7:133) of chapter (7) sūrat l-aʿrāf (The Heights):

Sahih International: So We sent upon them the flood and locusts and lice and frogs and blood as distinct signs, but they were arrogant and were a criminal people.

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:


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

Knowledge Base

// Predicate logic relations for the ontology concept frog:

(instance frog animal)

See Also

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


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