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Quran Dictionary - ط و ق


The triliteral root ṭā wāw qāf (ط و ق) occurs four times in the Quran, in three derived forms:

  • once as the form II verb yuṭawwaqu (يُطَوَّقُ)
  • once as the form IV verb yuṭīqu (يُطِيقُ)
  • twice as the noun ṭāqat (طَاقَة)

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 II) - to encircle the neck

(3:180:17) sayuṭawwaqūnaTheir necks will be encircled بَلْ هُوَ شَرٌّ لَهُمْ سَيُطَوَّقُونَ مَا بَخِلُوا بِهِ يَوْمَ الْقِيَامَةِ

Verb (form IV) - to afford

(2:184:16) yuṭīqūnahucan afford it وَعَلَى الَّذِينَ يُطِيقُونَهُ فِدْيَةٌ طَعَامُ مِسْكِينٍ


(2:249:38) ṭāqatastrength قَالُوا لَا طَاقَةَ لَنَا الْيَوْمَ بِجَالُوتَ وَجُنُودِهِ
(2:286:36) ṭāqata(the) strength رَبَّنَا وَلَا تُحَمِّلْنَا مَا لَا طَاقَةَ لَنَا بِهِ

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