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Quran Dictionary - ح ظ ر


The triliteral root ḥā ẓā rā (ح ظ ر) occurs twice in the Quran, in two derived forms:

  • once as the passive participle maḥẓūr (مَحْظُور)
  • once as the form VIII active participle muḥ'taẓir (مُحْتَظِر)

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.

Passive participle

(17:20:12) maḥẓūranrestricted وَمَا كَانَ عَطَاءُ رَبِّكَ مَحْظُورًا

Active participle (form VIII)

(54:31:8) l-muḥ'taẓiri(used by) a fence builder إِنَّا أَرْسَلْنَا عَلَيْهِمْ صَيْحَةً وَاحِدَةً فَكَانُوا كَهَشِيمِ الْمُحْتَظِرِ

See Also

Language Research Group
University of Leeds