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Quran Dictionary - ق و ع


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

  • once as the noun qāʿ (قَاع)
  • once as the noun qīʿat (قِيعَة)

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.


(20:106:2) qāʿana level فَيَذَرُهَا قَاعًا صَفْصَفًا


(24:39:5) biqīʿatinin a lowland وَالَّذِينَ كَفَرُوا أَعْمَالُهُمْ كَسَرَابٍ بِقِيعَةٍ

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