The triliteral root khā nūn sīn (خ ن س) occurs twice in the Quran, in two derived forms:
- once as the adjective khannās (خَنَّاس)
- once as the noun khunnas (خُنَّس)
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.
|(114:4:4) l-khanāsi||the one who withdraws||مِنْ شَرِّ الْوَسْوَاسِ الْخَنَّاسِ|
|(81:15:3) bil-khunasi||by the retreating planets||فَلَا أُقْسِمُ بِالْخُنَّسِ|
- Lane's Lexicon - Classical Arabic dictionary