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Wolf (ذئب)


From the Quranic Arabic Corpus - Ontology of Quranic Concepts

Wolf (ذئب) 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
Wolf (ذئب)
Quranic Concept

Wolf is referred to in verse (12:13) of chapter (12) sūrat yūsuf (Joseph):

Sahih International: [Jacob] said, "Indeed, it saddens me that you should take him, and I fear that a wolf would eat him while you are of him unaware."

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 Wolf. Related concepts are highlighted in blue.

Knowledge Base

// Predicate logic relations for the ontology concept wolf:

(instance wolf animal)

See Also

  • Verse List - Show other verses related to this concept in the Quran (3 occurances)
  • Gray Wolf - Wikipedia article
  • Quran Index - Index of Quranic concepts


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