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Quran Dictionary - ذ ك و


The triliteral root dhāl kāf wāw (ذ ك و) occurs only once in the Quran, as the form II verb dhakkay (ذَكَّيْ). 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 II) - to slaughter

(5:3:21) dhakkaytumyou slaughtered وَمَا أَكَلَ السَّبُعُ إِلَّا مَا ذَكَّيْتُمْ وَمَا ذُبِحَ عَلَى النُّصُبِ

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