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Quran Dictionary - ز ح ف


The triliteral root zāy ḥā fā (ز ح ف) occurs only once in the Quran, as the noun zaḥf (زَحْف). The translation below is a brief gloss intended as a guide to meaning. An Arabic word may have a range of meanings depending on context. Click on the word for more linguistic information, or to suggestion a correction.


(8:15:8) zaḥfanadvancing إِذَا لَقِيتُمُ الَّذِينَ كَفَرُوا زَحْفًا فَلَا تُوَلُّوهُمُ الْأَدْبَارَ

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