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Quran Dictionary - ع ض ض


The triliteral root ʿayn ḍād ḍād (ع ض ض) occurs twice in the Quran as the form I verb ʿaḍḍu (عَضُّ). 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 bite

(3:119:15) ʿaḍḍūthey bite وَإِذَا خَلَوْا عَضُّوا عَلَيْكُمُ الْأَنَامِلَ مِنَ الْغَيْظِ
(25:27:2) yaʿaḍḍuwill bite وَيَوْمَ يَعَضُّ الظَّالِمُ عَلَىٰ يَدَيْهِ يَقُولُ يَا لَيْتَنِي اتَّخَذْتُ مَعَ الرَّسُولِ سَبِيلًا

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