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Quran Dictionary - ر ق د


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

  • once as the noun ruqūd (رُقُود)
  • once as the noun marqad (مَّرْقَد)

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.


(18:18:4) ruqūdun(were) asleep وَتَحْسَبُهُمْ أَيْقَاظًا وَهُمْ رُقُودٌ


(36:52:6) marqadināour sleeping place قَالُوا يَا وَيْلَنَا مَنْ بَعَثَنَا مِنْ مَرْقَدِنَا

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