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Quran Dictionary - ن ج س


The triliteral root nūn jīm sīn (ن ج س) occurs only once in the Quran, as the noun najas (نَجَس). The translation below is a brief gloss intended as a guide to meaning. An Arabic word may have a range of meanings depending on context. Click on the word for more linguistic information, or to suggestion a correction.


(9:28:6) najasun(are) unclean إِنَّمَا الْمُشْرِكُونَ نَجَسٌ فَلَا يَقْرَبُوا الْمَسْجِدَ الْحَرَامَ بَعْدَ عَامِهِمْ هَٰذَا

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