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Quraysh (قريش)


From the Quranic Arabic Corpus - Ontology of Quranic Concepts

Quraysh (قريش) is the name of the tribe to which the prophet Muhammad belonged. This category is part of the following classification in the ontology:

Concept (root)
Living Creation
Sentient Creation
Historic People
Quraysh (قريش)
Quranic Concept
Parent categoryHistoric People

Quraysh is referred to in verse (106:1) of chapter (106) sūrat quraysh:

Sahih International: For the accustomed security of the Quraysh -

Related Concepts

There are 4 concepts in this category:

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:

AadHistoric PeopleAbu LahabQurayshAhmadMuhammadMessengerAnsarBedouinCompanions of the CaveCompanions of the PitCompanions of the WoodGog and MagogHudMessiahRomansSalihTubbaUmm JamilZayd

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

Knowledge Base

// Predicate logic relations for the ontology concept quraysh:

(subclass quraysh historic-people)
(instance abu-lahab quraysh)
(instance muhammad quraysh)
(instance umm-jamil quraysh)
(instance zayd quraysh)

See Also

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


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