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Sheep (غنم)


From the Quranic Arabic Corpus - Ontology of Quranic Concepts

Sheep (غنم) is one of the animals mentioned by name in the Quran. This concept is part of the following classification in the ontology:

Concept (root)
Living Creation
Organic Object
Biological Organism
Sheep (غنم)
Quranic Concept

Sheep is referred to in verse (20:18) of chapter (20) sūrat ṭā hā:

Sahih International: He said, "It is my staff; I lean upon it, and I bring down leaves for my sheep and I have therein other uses."

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:

AnimalBiological OrganismApeBirdCrowCucumberPlantDogFrogGoatGrapeHorseLionMuleGarlicPigPomegranateSheepSnakeWolf

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

Knowledge Base

// Predicate logic relations for the ontology concept sheep:

(instance sheep animal)

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