The triliteral root ʿayn tā wāw (ع ت و) occurs 10 times in the Quran, in four derived forms:
five times as the form I verb ʿata (عَتَ)
twice as the noun ʿutuww (عُتُوّ)
twice as the noun ʿitiyy (عِتِيّ)
once as the active participle ʿātiyat (عَاتِيَة)
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 be insolent, to exceed, to rebell