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Mule (بغل)


From the Quranic Arabic Corpus - Ontology of Quranic Concepts

Mule (بغل) 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
Mule (بغل)
Quranic Concept

Mule is referred to in verse (16:8) of chapter (16) sūrat l-naḥl (The Bees):

Sahih International: And [He created] the horses, mules and donkeys for you to ride and [as] adornment. And He creates that which you do not know.

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:

AnimalBiological OrganismApeBirdCamelCowDiseaseDogFishFrogGoatHorseLeprosyLionMulePigSheepSnakeWolf

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

Knowledge Base

// Predicate logic relations for the ontology concept mule:

(instance mule animal)

See Also

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


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