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Quran Dictionary - ك ل و


The triliteral root kāf lām wāw (ك ل و) occurs twice in the Quran, in two derived forms:

  • once as the noun kilā (كِلَا)
  • once as the noun kil'tā (كِلْتَا)

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.


(17:23:15) kilāhumāboth of them إِمَّا يَبْلُغَنَّ عِنْدَكَ الْكِبَرَ أَحَدُهُمَا أَوْ كِلَاهُمَا فَلَا تَقُلْ لَهُمَا أُفٍّ


(18:33:1) kil'tāEach كِلْتَا الْجَنَّتَيْنِ آتَتْ أُكُلَهَا وَلَمْ تَظْلِمْ مِنْهُ شَيْئًا

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Language Research Group
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