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Goat (ماعز)


From the Quranic Arabic Corpus - Ontology of Quranic Concepts

Goat (ماعز) is one of the animals mentioned by name in the Quran. This concept is part of the following classification in the ontology:

Concept (root)
Living Creation
Organic Object
Biological Organism
Goat (ماعز)
Quranic Concept

Goat is referred to in verse (6:143) of chapter (6) sūrat l-anʿām (The Cattle):

Sahih International: [They are] eight mates - of the sheep, two and of the goats, two. Say, "Is it the two males He has forbidden or the two females or that which the wombs of the two females contain? Inform me with knowledge, if you should be truthful."

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:

AnimalBiological OrganismApeCucumberPlantDogFrogGoatGrapeHorseMuleGarlicPigPomegranateSheepSnakeWolf

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

Knowledge Base

// Predicate logic relations for the ontology concept goat:

(instance goat animal)

See Also

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


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