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Quran Dictionary - س ل ل


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

  • once as the form V verb yatasallalu (يَتَسَلَّلُ)
  • twice as the noun sulālat (سُلَٰلَة)

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 V) - to slip away

(24:63:13) yatasallalūnaslip away قَدْ يَعْلَمُ اللَّهُ الَّذِينَ يَتَسَلَّلُونَ مِنْكُمْ لِوَاذًا


(23:12:5) sulālatinan essence وَلَقَدْ خَلَقْنَا الْإِنْسَانَ مِنْ سُلَالَةٍ مِنْ طِينٍ
(32:8:5) sulālatinan extract ثُمَّ جَعَلَ نَسْلَهُ مِنْ سُلَالَةٍ مِنْ مَاءٍ مَهِينٍ

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