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Quran Dictionary - ب ل ع


The triliteral root bā lām ʿayn (ب ل ع) occurs only once in the Quran, as the form I verb ib'laʿi (ٱبْلَعِ). The translation below is a brief gloss intended as a guide to meaning. An Arabic word may have a range of meanings depending on context. Click on the word for more linguistic information, or to suggestion a correction.

Verb (form I) - to swallow

(11:44:3) ib'laʿīSwallow وَقِيلَ يَا أَرْضُ ابْلَعِي مَاءَكِ وَيَا سَمَاءُ أَقْلِعِي

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