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Quran Dictionary - خ د د


The triliteral root khā dāl dāl (خ د د) occurs twice in the Quran, in two derived forms:

  • once as the noun ukh'dūd (أُخْدُود)
  • once as the noun khadd (خَدّ)

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.


(85:4:3) l-ukh'dūdi(of) the pit قُتِلَ أَصْحَابُ الْأُخْدُودِ


(31:18:3) khaddakayour cheek وَلَا تُصَعِّرْ خَدَّكَ لِلنَّاسِ وَلَا تَمْشِ فِي الْأَرْضِ مَرَحًا

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