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Quran Dictionary - غ و ص


The triliteral root ghayn wāw ṣād (غ و ص) occurs twice in the Quran, in two derived forms:

  • once as the form I verb yaghūṣu (يَغُوصُ)
  • once as the noun ghawwāṣ (غَوَّاص)

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 I) - to dive

(21:82:4) yaghūṣūnawould dive وَمِنَ الشَّيَاطِينِ مَنْ يَغُوصُونَ لَهُ


(38:37:4) waghawwāṣinand diver وَالشَّيَاطِينَ كُلَّ بَنَّاءٍ وَغَوَّاصٍ

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