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Quran Dictionary - ن س أ


The triliteral root nūn sīn hamza (ن س أ) occurs twice in the Quran, in two derived forms:

  • once as the noun minsa-at (مِنسَأَت)
  • once as the noun nasī (نَّسِىٓء)

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.


(34:14:13) minsa-atahuhis staff مَا دَلَّهُمْ عَلَىٰ مَوْتِهِ إِلَّا دَابَّةُ الْأَرْضِ تَأْكُلُ مِنْسَأَتَهُ


(9:37:2) l-nasīuthe postponing إِنَّمَا النَّسِيءُ زِيَادَةٌ فِي الْكُفْرِ يُضَلُّ بِهِ الَّذِينَ كَفَرُوا

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Language Research Group
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