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Quran Dictionary - ز ج و


The triliteral root zāy jīm wāw (ز ج و) occurs three times in the Quran, in two derived forms:

  • twice as the form IV verb yuz'jī (يُزْجِى)
  • once as the form IV passive participle muz'jāt (مُّزْجَىٰة)

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 IV) - to drive

(17:66:3) yuz'jīdrives رَبُّكُمُ الَّذِي يُزْجِي لَكُمُ الْفُلْكَ فِي الْبَحْرِ لِتَبْتَغُوا مِنْ فَضْلِهِ
(24:43:5) yuz'jīdrives أَلَمْ تَرَ أَنَّ اللَّهَ يُزْجِي سَحَابًا ثُمَّ يُؤَلِّفُ بَيْنَهُ ثُمَّ يَجْعَلُهُ رُكَامًا

Passive participle (form IV)

(12:88:12) muz'jātin(of) little value يَا أَيُّهَا الْعَزِيزُ مَسَّنَا وَأَهْلَنَا الضُّرُّ وَجِئْنَا بِبِضَاعَةٍ مُزْجَاةٍ

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