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Night of Decree (ليلة القدر)


From the Quranic Arabic Corpus - Ontology of Quranic Concepts

Night of Decree (ليلة القدر) is the night in the month of Ramadan in which the Quran was revealed to the prophet Muhammad (also known as the Night of Power). This concept is part of the following classification in the ontology:

Concept (root)
Calendar Event
Night of Decree (ليلة القدر)
Quranic Concept
Night of Decree
ليلة القدر
TranslationThe Night of Decree
Transliterationlaylatu l-qadr
CategoryCalendar Event

Night of Decree is referred to in verse (97:1) of chapter (97) sūrat l-qadr (The Night of Decree):

Sahih International: Indeed, We sent the Qur'an down during the Night of Decree.

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 EventCalendar EventDawnPhysical EventDay of ResurrectionFridayHajjLast DayNight of DecreeRamadanSabbathUmraHistoric EventAl-Jahiliyah

Concept map for Night of Decree. Related concepts are highlighted in blue.

Knowledge Base

// Predicate logic relations for the ontology concept night-of-decree:

(instance night-of-decree calendar-event)

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