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Quran Dictionary - م ض غ


The triliteral root mīm ḍād ghayn (م ض غ) occurs three times in the Quran as the noun muḍ'ghat (مُضْغَة). 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.


(22:5:21) muḍ'ghatinan embryonic lump فَإِنَّا خَلَقْنَاكُمْ مِنْ تُرَابٍ ثُمَّ مِنْ نُطْفَةٍ ثُمَّ مِنْ عَلَقَةٍ ثُمَّ مِنْ مُضْغَةٍ
(23:14:7) muḍ'ghatan(into) an embryonic lump ثُمَّ خَلَقْنَا النُّطْفَةَ عَلَقَةً فَخَلَقْنَا الْعَلَقَةَ مُضْغَةً
(23:14:9) l-muḍ'ghatathe embryonic lump فَخَلَقْنَا الْمُضْغَةَ عِظَامًا

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