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Soil (ثرى)


From the Quranic Arabic Corpus - Ontology of Quranic Concepts

Soil (ثرى) is one of the physical substances mentioned in the Quran. This concept is part of the following classification in the ontology:

Concept (root)
Physical Substance
Soil (ثرى)
Quranic Concept
CategoryPhysical Substance

Soil is referred to in verse (20:6) of chapter (20) sūrat ṭā hā:

Sahih International: To Him belongs what is in the heavens and what is on the earth and what is between them and what is under the soil.

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:

ArabicLanguageBrassMetalPhysical SubstanceClayCoinCoralPearlDustGlassInkMineralOilSilkIronSoil

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

Knowledge Base

// Predicate logic relations for the ontology concept soil:

(instance soil physical-substance)

See Also

  • Verse List - Show other verses related to this concept in the Quran (2 occurances)
  • Soil - Wikipedia article
  • Quran Index - Index of Quranic concepts


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