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Quran Dictionary - ث و ر


The triliteral root thā wāw rā (ث و ر) occurs five times in the Quran as the form IV verb athāru (أَثَارُ). 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 raise, to plough

(2:71:8) tuthīruto plough إِنَّهُ يَقُولُ إِنَّهَا بَقَرَةٌ لَا ذَلُولٌ تُثِيرُ الْأَرْضَ وَلَا تَسْقِي الْحَرْثَ
(30:9:16) wa-athārūand they dug كَانُوا أَشَدَّ مِنْهُمْ قُوَّةً وَأَثَارُوا الْأَرْضَ وَعَمَرُوهَا
(30:48:5) fatuthīruso they raise اللَّهُ الَّذِي يُرْسِلُ الرِّيَاحَ فَتُثِيرُ سَحَابًا
(35:9:5) fatuthīruso that they raise وَاللَّهُ الَّذِي أَرْسَلَ الرِّيَاحَ فَتُثِيرُ سَحَابًا فَسُقْنَاهُ إِلَىٰ بَلَدٍ مَيِّتٍ
(100:4:1) fa-atharnaThen raise فَأَثَرْنَ بِهِ نَقْعًا

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