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Quran Dictionary - ه ي م


The triliteral root hā yā mīm (ه ي م) occurs twice in the Quran, in two derived forms:

  • once as the form I verb yahīmu (يَهِيمُ)
  • once as the noun hīm (هِيم)

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 roam

(26:225:7) yahīmūna[they] roam أَلَمْ تَرَ أَنَّهُمْ فِي كُلِّ وَادٍ يَهِيمُونَ


(56:55:3) l-hīmi(of) the thirsty camels فَشَارِبُونَ شُرْبَ الْهِيمِ

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