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Quran Dictionary - ب ط ر


The triliteral root bā ṭā rā (ب ط ر) occurs twice in the Quran, in two derived forms:

  • once as the form I verb baṭirat (بَطِرَتْ)
  • once as the noun baṭar (بَطَر)

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 take lightly

(28:58:5) baṭiratwhich exulted وَكَمْ أَهْلَكْنَا مِنْ قَرْيَةٍ بَطِرَتْ مَعِيشَتَهَا


(8:47:7) baṭaranboastfully وَلَا تَكُونُوا كَالَّذِينَ خَرَجُوا مِنْ دِيَارِهِمْ بَطَرًا وَرِئَاءَ النَّاسِ

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