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Silver (فضة)


From the Quranic Arabic Corpus - Ontology of Quranic Concepts

Silver (فضة) is one of the types of metal mentioned by name in the Quran. This concept is part of the following classification in the ontology:

Concept (root)
Physical Substance
Silver (فضة)
Quranic Concept

Silver is referred to in verse (76:16) of chapter (76) sūrat l-insān (Man):

Sahih International: Clear glasses [made] from silver of which they have determined the measure.

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:


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

Knowledge Base

// Predicate logic relations for the ontology concept silver:

(instance silver metal)

See Also

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


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