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Moon (القمر)


From the Quranic Arabic Corpus - Ontology of Quranic Concepts

Moon (القمر) is one of the astronomical objects mentioned in the Quran, usually referred to along with the Sun. This concept is part of the following classification in the ontology:

Concept (root)
Astronomical Body
Moon (القمر)
Quranic Concept
CategoryAstronomical Body

Moon is referred to in verse (71:16) of chapter (71) sūrat nūḥ:

Sahih International: And made the moon therein a [reflected] light and made the sun a burning lamp?

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:

Afterlife EventEventAstronomical BodyChristianityConstellationDawnPhysical EventDay of ResurrectionEarthLast DayMoonStarSiriusSunHistoric EventAl-Jahiliyah

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

Knowledge Base

// Predicate logic relations for the ontology concept moon:

(instance moon astronomical-body)

See Also

  • Verse List - Show other verses related to this concept in the Quran (28 occurances)
  • Moon - Wikipedia article
  • Quran Index - Index of Quranic concepts


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