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Quran Dictionary - س ج ر


The triliteral root sīn jīm rā (س ج ر) occurs three times in the Quran, in three derived forms:

  • once as the form I verb yus'jaru (يُسْجَرُ)
  • once as the form II verb sujjirat (سُجِّرَتْ)
  • once as the passive participle masjūr (مَسْجُور)

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.

Verb (form I) - to burn

(40:72:6) yus'jarūnathey will be burned فِي الْحَمِيمِ ثُمَّ فِي النَّارِ يُسْجَرُونَ

Verb (form II) - to overflow

(81:6:3) sujjiratare made to overflow وَإِذَا الْبِحَارُ سُجِّرَتْ

Passive participle

(52:6:2) l-masjūrifilled وَالْبَحْرِ الْمَسْجُورِ

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