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Quran Dictionary - ل د د


The triliteral root lām dāl dāl (ل د د) occurs twice in the Quran, in two derived forms:

  • once as the noun aladd (أَلَدّ)
  • once as the adjective ludd (لُّدّ)

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.


(2:204:16) aladdu(is) the most quarrelsome وَيُشْهِدُ اللَّهَ عَلَىٰ مَا فِي قَلْبِهِ وَهُوَ أَلَدُّ الْخِصَامِ


(19:97:10) luddanhostile فَإِنَّمَا يَسَّرْنَاهُ بِلِسَانِكَ لِتُبَشِّرَ بِهِ الْمُتَّقِينَ وَتُنْذِرَ بِهِ قَوْمًا لُدًّا

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