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Quran Dictionary - ه ج د


The triliteral root hā jīm dāl (ه ج د) occurs only once in the Quran, as the form V verb tahajjad (تَهَجَّدْ). 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 V) - to arise from sleep for prayer

(17:79:3) fatahajjadarise from sleep for prayer وَمِنَ اللَّيْلِ فَتَهَجَّدْ بِهِ نَافِلَةً لَكَ

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