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Quran Dictionary - و د ع


The triliteral root wāw dāl ʿayn (و د ع) occurs four times in the Quran, in three derived forms:

  • once as the form I verb daʿ (دَعْ)
  • once as the form II verb waddaʿa (وَدَّعَ)
  • twice as the form X passive participle mus'tawdaʿ (مُسْتَوْدَع)

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 I) - to disregard

(33:48:5) wadaʿand disregard وَلَا تُطِعِ الْكَافِرِينَ وَالْمُنَافِقِينَ وَدَعْ أَذَاهُمْ وَتَوَكَّلْ عَلَى اللَّهِ

Verb (form II) - to forsake

(93:3:2) waddaʿakahas forsaken you مَا وَدَّعَكَ رَبُّكَ وَمَا قَلَىٰ

Passive participle (form X)

(6:98:8) wamus'tawdaʿunand a resting place وَهُوَ الَّذِي أَنْشَأَكُمْ مِنْ نَفْسٍ وَاحِدَةٍ فَمُسْتَقَرٌّ وَمُسْتَوْدَعٌ
(11:6:12) wamus'tawdaʿahāand its place of storage وَيَعْلَمُ مُسْتَقَرَّهَا وَمُسْتَوْدَعَهَا كُلٌّ فِي كِتَابٍ مُبِينٍ

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