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Ruby (ياقوت)


From the Quranic Arabic Corpus - Ontology of Quranic Concepts

Ruby (ياقوت) is one of the precious minerals mentioned in the Quran. This concept is part of the following classification in the ontology:

Concept (root)
Physical Substance
Ruby (ياقوت)
Quranic Concept

Ruby is referred to in verse (55:58) of chapter (55) sūrat l-raḥmān (The Most Gracious):

Sahih International: As if they were rubies and coral.

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:

Ark of the CovenantBrassMetalPlace of WorshipCoinDustGoldInkMineralPenRubySilkSilverIron

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

Knowledge Base

// Predicate logic relations for the ontology concept ruby:

(instance ruby mineral)

See Also

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


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