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Quran Dictionary - ش ع ل


The triliteral root shīn ʿayn lām (ش ع ل) occurs only once in the Quran, as the form VIII verb ish'taʿala (ٱشْتَعَلَ). The translation below is a brief gloss intended as a guide to meaning. An Arabic word may have a range of meanings depending on context. Click on the word for more linguistic information, or to suggestion a correction.

Verb (form VIII) - to flare

(19:4:7) wa-ish'taʿalaand flared قَالَ رَبِّ إِنِّي وَهَنَ الْعَظْمُ مِنِّي وَاشْتَعَلَ الرَّأْسُ شَيْبًا

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