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Quran Dictionary - ك ب ب


The triliteral root kāf bā bā (ك ب ب) occurs twice in the Quran, in two derived forms:

  • once as the form I verb kubbat (كُبَّتْ)
  • once as the form IV active participle mukibb (مُكِبّ)

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 cast

(27:90:4) fakubbatwill be cast down وَمَنْ جَاءَ بِالسَّيِّئَةِ فَكُبَّتْ وُجُوهُهُمْ فِي النَّارِ

Active participle (form IV)

(67:22:3) mukibbanfallen أَفَمَنْ يَمْشِي مُكِبًّا عَلَىٰ وَجْهِهِ أَهْدَىٰ أَمَّنْ يَمْشِي سَوِيًّا عَلَىٰ صِرَاطٍ مُسْتَقِيمٍ

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