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.
|the female infant buried alive
|وَإِذَا الْمَوْءُودَةُ سُئِلَتْ
- Lane's Lexicon - Classical Arabic dictionary