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Quran Dictionary - ح و ذ


The triliteral root ḥā wāw dhāl (ح و ذ) occurs twice in the Quran as the form X verb is'taḥwadha (ٱسْتَحْوَذَ). 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 X) - to overcome, to have advantage

(4:141:20) nastaḥwidhwe have advantage قَالُوا أَلَمْ نَسْتَحْوِذْ عَلَيْكُمْ وَنَمْنَعْكُمْ مِنَ الْمُؤْمِنِينَ
(58:19:1) is'taḥwadhaHas overcome اسْتَحْوَذَ عَلَيْهِمُ الشَّيْطَانُ فَأَنْسَاهُمْ ذِكْرَ اللَّهِ

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