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Quran Dictionary - ذ ر و


The triliteral root dhāl rā wāw (ذ ر و) occurs three times in the Quran, in three derived forms:

  • once as the form I verb tadhrū (تَذْرُو)
  • once as the noun dharū (ذَرْو)
  • once as the active participle dhāriyāt (ذَّٰرِيَٰت)

The translations below are brief glosses intended as a guide to meaning. An Arabic word may have a range of meanings depending on context. Click on a word for more linguistic information, or to suggestion a correction.

Verb (form I) - to scatter

(18:45:16) tadhrūhuit (is) scattered كَمَاءٍ أَنْزَلْنَاهُ مِنَ السَّمَاءِ فَاخْتَلَطَ بِهِ نَبَاتُ الْأَرْضِ فَأَصْبَحَ هَشِيمًا تَذْرُوهُ الرِّيَاحُ


(51:1:2) dharwandispersing وَالذَّارِيَاتِ ذَرْوًا

Active participle

(51:1:1) wal-dhāriyātiBy those scattering وَالذَّارِيَاتِ ذَرْوًا

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