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Quran Dictionary - م ر ح


The triliteral root mīm rā ḥā (م ر ح) occurs three times in the Quran, in two derived forms:

  • once as the form I verb tamraḥu (تَمْرَحُ)
  • twice as the noun maraḥ (مَرَح)

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 be insolent

(40:75:11) tamraḥūnabe insolent ذَٰلِكُمْ بِمَا كُنْتُمْ تَفْرَحُونَ فِي الْأَرْضِ بِغَيْرِ الْحَقِّ وَبِمَا كُنْتُمْ تَمْرَحُونَ


(17:37:5) maraḥan(with) insolence وَلَا تَمْشِ فِي الْأَرْضِ مَرَحًا
(31:18:9) maraḥanexultantly وَلَا تُصَعِّرْ خَدَّكَ لِلنَّاسِ وَلَا تَمْشِ فِي الْأَرْضِ مَرَحًا

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