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Quran Dictionary - ف خ ر


The triliteral root fā khā rā (ف خ ر) occurs six times in the Quran, in three derived forms:

  • once as the noun fakhār (فَخَّار)
  • four times as the adjective fakhūr (فَخُور)
  • once as the form VI verbal noun tafākhur (تَفَاخُر)

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.


(55:14:5) kal-fakhārilike the pottery خَلَقَ الْإِنْسَانَ مِنْ صَلْصَالٍ كَالْفَخَّارِ


(4:36:32) fakhūran(and) [a] boastful إِنَّ اللَّهَ لَا يُحِبُّ مَنْ كَانَ مُخْتَالًا فَخُورًا
(11:10:13) fakhūrun(and) boastful لَيَقُولَنَّ ذَهَبَ السَّيِّئَاتُ عَنِّي إِنَّهُ لَفَرِحٌ فَخُورٌ
(31:18:16) fakhūrinboaster إِنَّ اللَّهَ لَا يُحِبُّ كُلَّ مُخْتَالٍ فَخُورٍ
(57:23:15) fakhūrinboaster وَلَا تَفْرَحُوا بِمَا آتَاكُمْ وَاللَّهُ لَا يُحِبُّ كُلَّ مُخْتَالٍ فَخُورٍ

Verbal noun (form VI)

(57:20:8) watafākhurunand boasting اعْلَمُوا أَنَّمَا الْحَيَاةُ الدُّنْيَا لَعِبٌ وَلَهْوٌ وَزِينَةٌ وَتَفَاخُرٌ بَيْنَكُمْ

See Also

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