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Quran Dictionary - ش م ز


The triliteral root shīn mīm zāy (ش م ز) occurs only once in the Quran, as the form VIII verb ish'ma-azzat (ٱشْمَأَزَّتْ). 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 shrink with aversion

(39:45:5) ish'ma-azzatshrink with aversion وَإِذَا ذُكِرَ اللَّهُ وَحْدَهُ اشْمَأَزَّتْ قُلُوبُ الَّذِينَ لَا يُؤْمِنُونَ بِالْآخِرَةِ

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