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Quran Dictionary - س ج ل


The triliteral root sīn jīm lām (س ج ل) occurs four times in the Quran, in two derived forms:

  • once as the noun sijill (سِّجِلّ)
  • three times as the noun sijjīl (سِجِّيل)

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.


(21:104:5) l-sijili(of) a scroll يَوْمَ نَطْوِي السَّمَاءَ كَطَيِّ السِّجِلِّ لِلْكُتُبِ


(11:82:11) sijjīlinbaked clay وَأَمْطَرْنَا عَلَيْهَا حِجَارَةً مِنْ سِجِّيلٍ مَنْضُودٍ
(15:74:8) sijjīlinbaked clay فَجَعَلْنَا عَالِيَهَا سَافِلَهَا وَأَمْطَرْنَا عَلَيْهِمْ حِجَارَةً مِنْ سِجِّيلٍ
(105:4:4) sijjīlinbaked clay تَرْمِيهِمْ بِحِجَارَةٍ مِنْ سِجِّيلٍ

See Also

Language Research Group
University of Leeds