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Quran Dictionary - م ر د


The triliteral root mīm rā dāl (م ر د) occurs five times in the Quran, in four derived forms:

  • once as the form I verb maradu (مَرَدُ)
  • twice as the adjective marīd (مَّرِيد)
  • once as the active participle mārid (مَّارِد)
  • once as the form II passive participle mumarrad (مُّمَرَّد)

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 persist

(9:101:9) maradūThey persist وَمِنْ أَهْلِ الْمَدِينَةِ مَرَدُوا عَلَى النِّفَاقِ لَا تَعْلَمُهُمْ


(4:117:11) marīdanrebellious وَإِنْ يَدْعُونَ إِلَّا شَيْطَانًا مَرِيدًا
(22:3:12) marīdinrebellious وَيَتَّبِعُ كُلَّ شَيْطَانٍ مَرِيدٍ

Active participle

(37:7:5) māridinrebellious وَحِفْظًا مِنْ كُلِّ شَيْطَانٍ مَارِدٍ

Passive participle (form II)

(27:44:15) mumarradunmade smooth قَالَ إِنَّهُ صَرْحٌ مُمَرَّدٌ مِنْ قَوَارِيرَ

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