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Quran Dictionary - ن ش ط


The triliteral root nūn shīn ṭā (ن ش ط) occurs twice in the Quran, in two derived forms:

  • once as the noun nashṭ (نَشْط)
  • once as the active participle nāshiṭāt (نَّٰشِطَٰت)

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.


(79:2:2) nashṭangently وَالنَّاشِطَاتِ نَشْطًا

Active participle

(79:2:1) wal-nāshiṭātiAnd those who draw out وَالنَّاشِطَاتِ نَشْطًا

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