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Oil (زيت)


From the Quranic Arabic Corpus - Ontology of Quranic Concepts

Oil (زيت) is one of the physical substances mentioned in the Quran. This concept is part of the following classification in the ontology:

Concept (root)
Physical Substance
Oil (زيت)
Quranic Concept
CategoryPhysical Substance

Oil is referred to in verse (23:20) of chapter (23) sūrat l-mu'minūn (The Believers):

Sahih International: And [We brought forth] a tree issuing from Mount Sinai which produces oil and food for those who eat.

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:

ArabicLanguagePhysical SubstanceClayColorPhysical AttributeCoralPearlDustGlassGreenHoly BookOilSilkSoil

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

Knowledge Base

// Predicate logic relations for the ontology concept oil:

(instance oil physical-substance)

See Also


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