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Grain (حبة)


From the Quranic Arabic Corpus - Ontology of Quranic Concepts

Grain (حبة) is one of the foods mentioned the Quran. This concept is part of the following classification in the ontology:

Concept (root)
Living Creation
Organic Object
Grain (حبة)
Quranic Concept

Grain is referred to in verse (36:33) of chapter (36) sūrat yā sīn:

Sahih International: And a sign for them is the dead earth. We have brought it to life and brought forth from it grain, and from it they eat.

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 Grain. Related concepts are highlighted in blue.

Knowledge Base

// Predicate logic relations for the ontology concept grain:

(instance grain food)

See Also

  • Verse List - Show other verses related to this concept in the Quran (7 occurances)
  • Cereal - Wikipedia article
  • Quran Index - Index of Quranic concepts


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