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Quran Dictionary - ل ق ف


The triliteral root lām qāf fā (ل ق ف) occurs three times in the Quran as the form I verb talqafu (تَلْقَفُ). 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 swallow

(7:117:9) talqafuswallow(ed) فَإِذَا هِيَ تَلْقَفُ مَا يَأْفِكُونَ
(20:69:5) talqafit will swallow up وَأَلْقِ مَا فِي يَمِينِكَ تَلْقَفْ مَا صَنَعُوا
(26:45:6) talqafuswallowed فَأَلْقَىٰ مُوسَىٰ عَصَاهُ فَإِذَا هِيَ تَلْقَفُ مَا يَأْفِكُونَ

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