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Quran Dictionary - ف ك ك


The triliteral root fā kāf kāf (ف ك ك) occurs twice in the Quran, in two derived forms:

  • once as the noun fakk (فَكّ)
  • once as the form VII active participle munfakkīn (مُنفَكِّين)

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.


(90:13:1) fakku(It is) freeing فَكُّ رَقَبَةٍ

Active participle (form VII)

(98:1:9) munfakkīnato be abandoned لَمْ يَكُنِ الَّذِينَ كَفَرُوا مِنْ أَهْلِ الْكِتَابِ وَالْمُشْرِكِينَ مُنْفَكِّينَ حَتَّىٰ تَأْتِيَهُمُ الْبَيِّنَةُ

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