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Quran Dictionary - ل ه ث


The triliteral root lām hā thā (ل ه ث) occurs twice in the Quran as the form I verb yalhath (يَلْهَثْ). 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 loll the tongue

(7:176:17) yalhathhe lolls out his tongue فَمَثَلُهُ كَمَثَلِ الْكَلْبِ إِنْ تَحْمِلْ عَلَيْهِ يَلْهَثْ
(7:176:20) yalhathhe lolls out his tongue أَوْ تَتْرُكْهُ يَلْهَثْ ذَٰلِكَ مَثَلُ الْقَوْمِ الَّذِينَ كَذَّبُوا بِآيَاتِنَا

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