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Quran Dictionary - س م م


The triliteral root sīn mīm mīm (س م م) occurs four times in the Quran, in two derived forms:

  • once as the noun samm (سَمّ)
  • three times as the noun samūm (سَمُوم)

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.


(7:40:19) sammi(the) eye وَلَا يَدْخُلُونَ الْجَنَّةَ حَتَّىٰ يَلِجَ الْجَمَلُ فِي سَمِّ الْخِيَاطِ


(15:27:7) l-samūmiscorching وَالْجَانَّ خَلَقْنَاهُ مِنْ قَبْلُ مِنْ نَارِ السَّمُومِ
(52:27:6) l-samūmi(of) the Scorching Fire فَمَنَّ اللَّهُ عَلَيْنَا وَوَقَانَا عَذَابَ السَّمُومِ
(56:42:2) samūminscorching fire فِي سَمُومٍ وَحَمِيمٍ

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