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Quran Dictionary - س و غ


The triliteral root sīn wāw ghayn (س و غ) occurs three times in the Quran, in two derived forms:

  • once as the form IV verb yusīghu (يُسِيغُ)
  • twice as the active participle sāigh (سَآئِغ)

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 IV) - to swallow

(14:17:4) yusīghuhu(to) swallowing it يَتَجَرَّعُهُ وَلَا يَكَادُ يُسِيغُهُ وَيَأْتِيهِ الْمَوْتُ مِنْ كُلِّ مَكَانٍ

Active participle

(16:66:16) sāighanpalatable نُسْقِيكُمْ مِمَّا فِي بُطُونِهِ مِنْ بَيْنِ فَرْثٍ وَدَمٍ لَبَنًا خَالِصًا سَائِغًا لِلشَّارِبِينَ
(35:12:7) sāighunpleasant هَٰذَا عَذْبٌ فُرَاتٌ سَائِغٌ شَرَابُهُ وَهَٰذَا مِلْحٌ أُجَاجٌ

See Also

Language Research Group
University of Leeds