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Quran Dictionary - و س ق


The triliteral root wāw sīn qāf (و س ق) occurs twice in the Quran, in two derived forms:

  • once as the form I verb wasaqa (وَسَقَ)
  • once as the form VIII verb ittasaqa (ٱتَّسَقَ)

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 envelops

(84:17:3) wasaqait envelops وَاللَّيْلِ وَمَا وَسَقَ

Verb (form VIII) - to be full

(84:18:3) ittasaqait becomes full وَالْقَمَرِ إِذَا اتَّسَقَ

See Also

Language Research Group
University of Leeds