Qur'an | Word by Word | Audio | Prayer Times
__ Sign In

Quran Dictionary - ق ت ر


The triliteral root qāf tā rā (ق ت ر) occurs five times in the Quran, in five derived forms:

  • once as the form I verb yaqturu (يَقْتُرُ)
  • once as the noun qatar (قَتَر)
  • once as the noun qatarat (قَتَرَة)
  • once as the adjective qatūr (قَتُور)
  • once as the form IV active participle muq'tir (مُقْتِر)

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 I) - to be stingy

(25:67:7) yaqturūand are not stingy وَالَّذِينَ إِذَا أَنْفَقُوا لَمْ يُسْرِفُوا وَلَمْ يَقْتُرُوا


(10:26:8) qatarundust وَلَا يَرْهَقُ وُجُوهَهُمْ قَتَرٌ وَلَا ذِلَّةٌ


(80:41:2) qataratundarkness تَرْهَقُهَا قَتَرَةٌ


(17:100:14) qatūranstingy إِذًا لَأَمْسَكْتُمْ خَشْيَةَ الْإِنْفَاقِ وَكَانَ الْإِنْسَانُ قَتُورًا

Active participle (form IV)

(2:236:19) l-muq'tirithe poor وَمَتِّعُوهُنَّ عَلَى الْمُوسِعِ قَدَرُهُ وَعَلَى الْمُقْتِرِ قَدَرُهُ

See Also

Language Research Group
University of Leeds