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Wing (جناح)


From the Quranic Arabic Corpus - Ontology of Quranic Concepts

Wing (جناح) is one of the parts of the body mentioned in the Quran. This concept is part of the following classification in the ontology:

Concept (root)
Living Creation
Organic Object
Body Part
Wing (جناح)
Quranic Concept
CategoryBody Part

Wing is referred to in verse (6:38) of chapter (6) sūrat l-anʿām (The Cattle):

Sahih International: And there is no creature on [or within] the earth or bird that flies with its wings except [that they are] communities like you. We have not neglected in the Register a thing. Then unto their Lord they will be gathered.

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:

AlaqOrganic ObjectBody PartBoneBreast BoneEarEmbryoEyeFingerForeheadForelockIntestineHeartHeelLipSnoutTongueWing

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

Knowledge Base

// Predicate logic relations for the ontology concept wing:

(instance wing body-part)

See Also

  • Verse List - Show other verses related to this concept in the Quran (6 occurances)
  • Wing - Wikipedia article
  • Quran Index - Index of Quranic concepts


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