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Quran Dictionary - م ح ن


The triliteral root mīm ḥā nūn (م ح ن) occurs twice in the Quran as the form VIII verb im'taḥana (ٱمْتَحَنَ). 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 VIII) - to test, to examine

(49:3:10) im'taḥanaAllah has tested أُولَٰئِكَ الَّذِينَ امْتَحَنَ اللَّهُ قُلُوبَهُمْ لِلتَّقْوَىٰ
(60:10:8) fa-im'taḥinūhunnathen examine them إِذَا جَاءَكُمُ الْمُؤْمِنَاتُ مُهَاجِرَاتٍ فَامْتَحِنُوهُنَّ

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