The triliteral root ʿayn lām qāf (ع ل ق) occurs seven times in the Quran, in three derived forms:
once as the noun ʿalaq (عَلَق)
five times as the noun ʿalaqat (عَلَقَة)
once as the form II passive participle muʿallaqat (مُعَلَّقَة)
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.