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Quran Dictionary - ق ح م


The triliteral root qāf ḥā mīm (ق ح م) occurs twice in the Quran, in two derived forms:

  • once as the form VIII verb iq'taḥama (ٱقْتَحَمَ)
  • once as the form VIII active participle muq'taḥim (مُّقْتَحِم)

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 VIII) - to attempt

(90:11:2) iq'taḥamahe has attempted فَلَا اقْتَحَمَ الْعَقَبَةَ

Active participle (form VIII)

(38:59:3) muq'taḥimunbursting هَٰذَا فَوْجٌ مُقْتَحِمٌ مَعَكُمْ لَا مَرْحَبًا بِهِمْ إِنَّهُمْ صَالُو النَّارِ

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