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Quran Dictionary - ص د ي


The triliteral root ṣād dāl yā (ص د ي) occurs twice in the Quran, in two derived forms:

  • once as the form V verb taṣaddā (تَصَدَّىٰ)
  • once as the form II verbal noun taṣdiyat (تَصْدِيَة)

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 V) - to give attention

(80:6:3) taṣaddāgive attention فَأَنْتَ لَهُ تَصَدَّىٰ

Verbal noun (form II)

(8:35:8) wataṣdiyatanand clapping وَمَا كَانَ صَلَاتُهُمْ عِنْدَ الْبَيْتِ إِلَّا مُكَاءً وَتَصْدِيَةً

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