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Medinah (المدينة المنورة)


From the Quranic Arabic Corpus - Ontology of Quranic Concepts

Medinah (المدينة المنورة) is a holy city in Islam (also known as Yathrib) and is located in the Hijaz region of Arabia. This concept is part of the following classification in the ontology:

Concept (root)
Geographical Location
Medinah (المدينة المنورة)
Quranic Concept
المدينة المنورة
Transliterationl-madīnah l-munawwarah
Alternative nameYathrib

Medinah is referred to in verse (9:101) of chapter (9) sūrat l-tawbah (The Repentance):

Sahih International: And among those around you of the bedouins are hypocrites, and [also] from the people of Madinah. They have become accustomed to hypocrisy. You, [O Muhammad], do not know them, [but] We know them. We will punish them twice [in this world]; then they will be returned to a great punishment.

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:

Al-JudiMountainGeographical LocationAl-MarwahBabylonCityBadrBakkahMakkahDesertHellHorizonHunaynIramMedinahQiblahSaqarSijjeenYathrib

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

Knowledge Base

// Predicate logic relations for the ontology concept medinah:

(instance medinah city)
(name-of yathrib medinah)

See Also

  • Verse List - Show other verses related to this concept in the Quran (5 occurances)
  • Medinah - Wikipedia article
  • Quran Index - Index of Quranic concepts


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