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Milk (لبن)


From the Quranic Arabic Corpus - Ontology of Quranic Concepts

Milk (لبن) is one of the foods mentioned the Quran as a sign of creation. This concept is part of the following classification in the ontology:

Concept (root)
Living Creation
Organic Object
Milk (لبن)
Quranic Concept

Milk is referred to in verse (16:66) of chapter (16) sūrat l-naḥl (The Bees):

Sahih International: And indeed, for you in grazing livestock is a lesson. We give you drink from what is in their bellies - between excretion and blood - pure milk, palatable to drinkers.

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:

Biological OrganismBeeBreadFoodCarrionFishGrainHoneyLocustMeatMilkPorkSaltWine

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

Knowledge Base

// Predicate logic relations for the ontology concept milk:

(instance milk food)

See Also

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


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