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Quran Dictionary - س د س


The triliteral root sīn dāl sīn (س د س) occurs five times in the Quran, in two derived forms:

  • twice as the noun sādis (سَادِس)
  • three times as the noun sudus (سُّدُس)

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.


(18:22:7) sādisuhumthe sixth of them وَيَقُولُونَ خَمْسَةٌ سَادِسُهُمْ كَلْبُهُمْ رَجْمًا بِالْغَيْبِ
(58:7:24) sādisuhum(the) sixth of them وَلَا خَمْسَةٍ إِلَّا هُوَ سَادِسُهُمْ


(4:11:27) l-sudusua sixth وَلِأَبَوَيْهِ لِكُلِّ وَاحِدٍ مِنْهُمَا السُّدُسُ مِمَّا تَرَكَ إِنْ كَانَ لَهُ وَلَدٌ
(4:11:48) l-sudusu(is) the sixth فَإِنْ كَانَ لَهُ إِخْوَةٌ فَلِأُمِّهِ السُّدُسُ
(4:12:64) l-sudusu(is) the sixth وَلَهُ أَخٌ أَوْ أُخْتٌ فَلِكُلِّ وَاحِدٍ مِنْهُمَا السُّدُسُ

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