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Quran Dictionary - ص ه ر


The triliteral root ṣād hā rā (ص ه ر) occurs twice in the Quran, in two derived forms:

  • once as the form I verb yuṣ'haru (يُصْهَرُ)
  • once as the noun ṣih'r (صِهْر)

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 melt

(22:20:1) yuṣ'haruWill be melted يُصْهَرُ بِهِ مَا فِي بُطُونِهِمْ وَالْجُلُودُ


(25:54:9) waṣih'ranand marriage relationship وَهُوَ الَّذِي خَلَقَ مِنَ الْمَاءِ بَشَرًا فَجَعَلَهُ نَسَبًا وَصِهْرًا

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