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Horse (حصان)


From the Quranic Arabic Corpus - Ontology of Quranic Concepts

Horse (حصان) 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
Horse (حصان)
Quranic Concept

Horse is referred to in verse (16:8) of chapter (16) sūrat l-naḥl (The Bees):

Sahih International: And [He created] the horses, mules and donkeys for you to ride and [as] adornment. And He creates that which you do not know.

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 Horse. Related concepts are highlighted in blue.

Knowledge Base

// Predicate logic relations for the ontology concept horse:

(instance horse animal)

See Also

  • Verse List - Show other verses related to this concept in the Quran (4 occurances)
  • Horse - Wikipedia article
  • Quran Index - Index of Quranic concepts


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