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Quran Dictionary - ث ق ب


The triliteral root thā qāf bā (ث ق ب) occurs twice in the Quran as the active participle thāqib (ثَاقِب). 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.

Active participle

(1) Noun

(37:10:7) thāqibunpiercing إِلَّا مَنْ خَطِفَ الْخَطْفَةَ فَأَتْبَعَهُ شِهَابٌ ثَاقِبٌ

(2) Adjective

(86:3:2) l-thāqibuthe piercing النَّجْمُ الثَّاقِبُ

See Also

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