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Quran Dictionary - و أ د


The triliteral root wāw hamza dāl (و أ د) occurs only once in the Quran, as the passive participle mawudat (مَوْءُدَة). The translation below is a brief gloss intended as a guide to meaning. An Arabic word may have a range of meanings depending on context. Click on the word for more linguistic information, or to suggestion a correction.

Passive participle

(81:8:2) l-mawūdatuthe female infant buried alive وَإِذَا الْمَوْءُودَةُ سُئِلَتْ

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