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Quran Dictionary - ق ن ع


The triliteral root qāf nūn ʿayn (ق ن ع) occurs twice in the Quran, in two derived forms:

  • once as the noun muq'niʿī (مُقْنِعِى)
  • once as the active participle qāniʿ (قَانِع)

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.


(14:43:2) muq'niʿīraised up مُهْطِعِينَ مُقْنِعِي رُءُوسِهِمْ لَا يَرْتَدُّ إِلَيْهِمْ طَرْفُهُمْ

Active participle

(22:36:21) l-qāniʿathe needy who do not ask فَإِذَا وَجَبَتْ جُنُوبُهَا فَكُلُوا مِنْهَا وَأَطْعِمُوا الْقَانِعَ وَالْمُعْتَرَّ

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