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Quran Dictionary - ر ق م


The triliteral root rā qāf mīm (ر ق م) occurs three times in the Quran, in two derived forms:

  • once as the noun raqīm (رَّقِيم)
  • twice as the passive participle marqūm (مَّرْقُوم)

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.


(18:9:6) wal-raqīmiand the inscription أَمْ حَسِبْتَ أَنَّ أَصْحَابَ الْكَهْفِ وَالرَّقِيمِ كَانُوا مِنْ آيَاتِنَا عَجَبًا

Passive participle

(83:9:2) marqūmunwritten كِتَابٌ مَرْقُومٌ
(83:20:2) marqūmunwritten كِتَابٌ مَرْقُومٌ

See Also

Language Research Group
University of Leeds