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Quran Dictionary - د ر ر


The triliteral root dāl rā rā (د ر ر) occurs four times in the Quran, in two derived forms:

  • once as the adjective durriīī (دُرِّىّ)
  • three times as the noun mid'rār (مِّدْرَار)

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.


(24:35:16) durriyyunbrilliant الزُّجَاجَةُ كَأَنَّهَا كَوْكَبٌ دُرِّيٌّ يُوقَدُ مِنْ شَجَرَةٍ مُبَارَكَةٍ زَيْتُونَةٍ


(6:6:19) mid'rāranshowering abundantly وَأَرْسَلْنَا السَّمَاءَ عَلَيْهِمْ مِدْرَارًا
(11:52:10) mid'rāran(in) abundance وَيَا قَوْمِ اسْتَغْفِرُوا رَبَّكُمْ ثُمَّ تُوبُوا إِلَيْهِ يُرْسِلِ السَّمَاءَ عَلَيْكُمْ مِدْرَارًا
(71:11:4) mid'rāran(in) abundance يُرْسِلِ السَّمَاءَ عَلَيْكُمْ مِدْرَارًا

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