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Quran Dictionary - ه ج ع


The triliteral root hā jīm ʿayn (ه ج ع) occurs only once in the Quran, as the form I verb yahjaʿu (يَهْجَعُ). The translation below is a brief gloss intended as a guide to meaning. An Arabic word may have a range of meanings depending on context. Click on the word for more linguistic information, or to suggestion a correction.

Verb (form I) - to sleep

(51:17:6) yahjaʿūnasleep كَانُوا قَلِيلًا مِنَ اللَّيْلِ مَا يَهْجَعُونَ

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