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Quran Dictionary - ه م ز


The triliteral root hā mīm zāy (ه م ز) occurs three times in the Quran, in three derived forms:

  • once as the adjective hammāz (هَمَّاز)
  • once as the noun hamazāt (هَمَزَٰت)
  • once as the noun humazat (هُمَزَة)

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.


(68:11:1) hammāzinDefamer هَمَّازٍ مَشَّاءٍ بِنَمِيمٍ


(23:97:6) hamazāti(the) suggestions وَقُلْ رَبِّ أَعُوذُ بِكَ مِنْ هَمَزَاتِ الشَّيَاطِينِ


(104:1:3) humazatinslanderer وَيْلٌ لِكُلِّ هُمَزَةٍ لُمَزَةٍ

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