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Quran Dictionary - ث خ ن


The triliteral root thā khā nūn (ث خ ن) occurs twice in the Quran as the form IV verb athkhan (أَثْخَن). 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 battle, to subdue

(8:67:9) yuth'khinahe has battled strenuously مَا كَانَ لِنَبِيٍّ أَنْ يَكُونَ لَهُ أَسْرَىٰ حَتَّىٰ يُثْخِنَ فِي الْأَرْضِ
(47:4:9) athkhantumūhumyou have subdued them حَتَّىٰ إِذَا أَثْخَنْتُمُوهُمْ فَشُدُّوا الْوَثَاقَ

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