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Quran Dictionary - ن ض ر


The triliteral root nūn ḍād rā (ن ض ر) occurs three times in the Quran, in two derived forms:

  • twice as the noun naḍrat (نَضْرَة)
  • once as the active participle nāḍirat (نَّاضِرَة)

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.


(76:11:7) naḍratanradiance فَوَقَاهُمُ اللَّهُ شَرَّ ذَٰلِكَ الْيَوْمِ وَلَقَّاهُمْ نَضْرَةً وَسُرُورًا
(83:24:4) naḍrata(the) radiance تَعْرِفُ فِي وُجُوهِهِمْ نَضْرَةَ النَّعِيمِ

Active participle

(75:22:3) nāḍiratun(will be) radiant وُجُوهٌ يَوْمَئِذٍ نَاضِرَةٌ

See Also

Language Research Group
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