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Quran Dictionary - ق د و


The triliteral root qāf dāl wāw (ق د و) occurs twice in the Quran, in two derived forms:

  • once as the form VIII verb iq'tadih (ٱقْتَدِهْ)
  • once as the form VIII active participle muq'tadūn (مُّقْتَدُون)

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 follow

(6:90:6) iq'tadihyou follow أُولَٰئِكَ الَّذِينَ هَدَى اللَّهُ فَبِهُدَاهُمُ اقْتَدِهْ

Active participle (form VIII)

(43:23:21) muq'tadūna(are) following إِنَّا وَجَدْنَا آبَاءَنَا عَلَىٰ أُمَّةٍ وَإِنَّا عَلَىٰ آثَارِهِمْ مُقْتَدُونَ

See Also

Language Research Group
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