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Quran Dictionary - ق ل ع


The triliteral root qāf lām ʿayn (ق ل ع) occurs only once in the Quran, as the form IV verb aqliʿi (أَقْلِعِ). 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.

Verb (form IV) - to withhold

(11:44:6) aqliʿīWithhold وَقِيلَ يَا أَرْضُ ابْلَعِي مَاءَكِ وَيَا سَمَاءُ أَقْلِعِي

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