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Lip (شفة)


From the Quranic Arabic Corpus - Ontology of Quranic Concepts

Lip (شفة) is one of the parts of the body mentioned in the Quran. This concept is part of the following classification in the ontology:

Concept (root)
Living Creation
Organic Object
Body Part
Lip (شفة)
Quranic Concept
CategoryBody Part

Lip is referred to in verse (90:9) of chapter (90) sūrat l-balad (The City):

Sahih International: And a tongue and two lips?

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:

Organic ObjectBody PartCamelCowDiseaseEarEyeFingerForeheadForelockHeartHeelLeprosyLionLipTongueWing

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

Knowledge Base

// Predicate logic relations for the ontology concept lip:

(instance lip body-part)

See Also

  • Verse List - Show other verses related to this concept in the Quran (2 occurances)
  • Lip - Wikipedia article
  • Quran Index - Index of Quranic concepts


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