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Silk (حرير)


From the Quranic Arabic Corpus - Ontology of Quranic Concepts

Silk (حرير) 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
Silk (حرير)
Quranic Concept
CategoryPhysical Substance

Silk is referred to in verse (76:12) of chapter (76) sūrat l-insān (Man):

Sahih International: And will reward them for what they patiently endured [with] a garden [in Paradise] and silk [garments].

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:

ArtifactMetalPhysical SubstanceClayWeather PhenomenaCoinCoralPearlDustGlassInkKeyLadderLightningMineralNoah's ArkOilPenRainRubySilkSoil

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

Knowledge Base

// Predicate logic relations for the ontology concept silk:

(instance silk physical-substance)

See Also

  • Verse List - Show other verses related to this concept in the Quran (7 occurances)
  • Silk - Wikipedia article
  • Quran Index - Index of Quranic concepts


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