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Lion (أسد)


From the Quranic Arabic Corpus - Ontology of Quranic Concepts

Lion (أسد) 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
Lion (أسد)
Quranic Concept

Lion is referred to in verse (74:51) of chapter (74) sūrat l-mudathir (The One Enveloped):

Sahih International: Fleeing from a lion?

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 Lion. Related concepts are highlighted in blue.

Knowledge Base

// Predicate logic relations for the ontology concept lion:

(instance lion animal)

See Also

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


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