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Quran Dictionary - خ ي ط


The triliteral root khā yā ṭā (خ ي ط) occurs three times in the Quran, in two derived forms:

  • once as the noun khiyāṭ (خِيَاط)
  • twice as the noun khayṭ (خَيْط)

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.


(7:40:20) l-khiyāṭi(of) the needle وَلَا يَدْخُلُونَ الْجَنَّةَ حَتَّىٰ يَلِجَ الْجَمَلُ فِي سَمِّ الْخِيَاطِ


(2:187:36) l-khayṭuthe thread وَكُلُوا وَاشْرَبُوا حَتَّىٰ يَتَبَيَّنَ لَكُمُ الْخَيْطُ الْأَبْيَضُ
(2:187:39) l-khayṭithe thread مِنَ الْخَيْطِ الْأَسْوَدِ مِنَ الْفَجْرِ

See Also

Language Research Group
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