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Quran Dictionary - ظ ف ر


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

  • once as the form IV verb aẓfara (أَظْفَرَ)
  • once as the noun ẓufur (ظُفُر)

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 IV) - to give victory

(48:24:13) aẓfarakumHe gave you victory وَهُوَ الَّذِي كَفَّ أَيْدِيَهُمْ عَنْكُمْ وَأَيْدِيَكُمْ عَنْهُمْ بِبَطْنِ مَكَّةَ مِنْ بَعْدِ أَنْ أَظْفَرَكُمْ عَلَيْهِمْ


(6:146:7) ẓufurinclaws وَعَلَى الَّذِينَ هَادُوا حَرَّمْنَا كُلَّ ذِي ظُفُرٍ

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