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Quran Dictionary - غ ر و


The triliteral root ghayn rā wāw (غ ر و) occurs twice in the Quran as the form IV verb aghray (أَغْرَيْ). 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 IV) - to overpower, to arouse

(5:14:13) fa-aghraynāSo We aroused فَأَغْرَيْنَا بَيْنَهُمُ الْعَدَاوَةَ وَالْبَغْضَاءَ إِلَىٰ يَوْمِ الْقِيَامَةِ
(33:60:12) lanugh'riyannakaWe will let you overpower them لَنُغْرِيَنَّكَ بِهِمْ ثُمَّ لَا يُجَاوِرُونَكَ فِيهَا إِلَّا قَلِيلًا

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