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Quran Dictionary - س ي ح


The triliteral root sīn yā ḥā (س ي ح) occurs three times in the Quran, in three derived forms:

  • once as the form I verb sīḥu (سِيحُ)
  • once as the adjective sāiḥāt (سَآئِحَٰت)
  • once as the active participle sāiḥūn (سَّآئِحُون)

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 move about

(9:2:1) fasīḥūSo move about فَسِيحُوا فِي الْأَرْضِ أَرْبَعَةَ أَشْهُرٍ


(66:5:15) sāiḥātinwho fast أَنْ يُبْدِلَهُ أَزْوَاجًا خَيْرًا مِنْكُنَّ مُسْلِمَاتٍ مُؤْمِنَاتٍ قَانِتَاتٍ تَائِبَاتٍ عَابِدَاتٍ سَائِحَاتٍ

Active participle

(9:112:4) l-sāiḥūnathose who go out التَّائِبُونَ الْعَابِدُونَ الْحَامِدُونَ السَّائِحُونَ الرَّاكِعُونَ السَّاجِدُونَ

See Also

Language Research Group
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