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Ginger (زنجبيل)


From the Quranic Arabic Corpus - Ontology of Quranic Concepts

Ginger (زنجبيل) is one of the types of plant mentioned in the Quran. This concept is part of the following classification in the ontology:

Concept (root)
Living Creation
Organic Object
Biological Organism
Ginger (زنجبيل)
Quranic Concept

Ginger is referred to in verse (76:17) of chapter (76) sūrat l-insān (Man):

Sahih International: And they will be given to drink a cup [of wine] whose mixture is of ginger

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:

CrowCucumberPlantDate PalmGingerGoatGrapeHerbLeafLentilOliveOnionGarlicPomegranateSheepTree

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

Knowledge Base

// Predicate logic relations for the ontology concept ginger:

(instance ginger plant)

See Also

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


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