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Pearl (لؤلؤ)


From the Quranic Arabic Corpus - Ontology of Quranic Concepts

Pearl (لؤلؤ) is one of the precious materials mentioned in the Quran. This concept is part of the following classification in the ontology:

Concept (root)
Physical Substance
Pearl (لؤلؤ)
Quranic Concept
CategoryPhysical Substance

Pearl is referred to in verse (22:23) of chapter (22) sūrat l-ḥaj (The Pilgrimage):

Sahih International: Indeed, Allah will admit those who believe and do righteous deeds to gardens beneath which rivers flow. They will be adorned therein with bracelets of gold and pearl, and their garments therein will be silk.

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:

LanguageArtifactBrassMetalPhysical SubstanceClayCoinCoralPearlDustGlassGoldInkMineralOilPenSilkSilverIronSoil

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

Knowledge Base

// Predicate logic relations for the ontology concept pearl:

(instance pearl physical-substance)

See Also

  • Verse List - Show other verses related to this concept in the Quran (6 occurances)
  • Pearl - Wikipedia article
  • Quran Index - Index of Quranic concepts


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