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Quran Dictionary - ك و ر


The triliteral root kāf wāw rā (ك و ر) occurs three times in the Quran as the form II verb kuwwirat (كُوِّرَتْ). 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 II) - to wrap

(39:5:5) yukawwiruHe wraps خَلَقَ السَّمَاوَاتِ وَالْأَرْضَ بِالْحَقِّ يُكَوِّرُ اللَّيْلَ عَلَى النَّهَارِ
(39:5:9) wayukawwiruand wraps وَيُكَوِّرُ النَّهَارَ عَلَى اللَّيْلِ
(81:1:3) kuwwiratis wrapped up إِذَا الشَّمْسُ كُوِّرَتْ

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Language Research Group
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