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) yaghūṣūna||would dive||وَمِنَ الشَّيَاطِينِ مَنْ يَغُوصُونَ لَهُ|
|(38:37:4) waghawwāṣin||and diver||وَالشَّيَاطِينَ كُلَّ بَنَّاءٍ وَغَوَّاصٍ|
- Lane's Lexicon - Classical Arabic dictionary