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Quran Dictionary - ز ي ت


The triliteral root zāy yā tā (ز ي ت) occurs seven times in the Quran, in three derived forms:

  • once as the noun zayt (زَيْت)
  • five times as the noun zaytūn (زَّيْتُون)
  • once as the noun zaytūnat (زَيْتُونَة)

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.


(24:35:27) zaytuhāits oil يَكَادُ زَيْتُهَا يُضِيءُ وَلَوْ لَمْ تَمْسَسْهُ نَارٌ


(6:99:28) wal-zaytūnaand the olives وَجَنَّاتٍ مِنْ أَعْنَابٍ وَالزَّيْتُونَ وَالرُّمَّانَ مُشْتَبِهًا وَغَيْرَ مُتَشَابِهٍ
(6:141:12) wal-zaytūnaand the olives وَالنَّخْلَ وَالزَّرْعَ مُخْتَلِفًا أُكُلُهُ وَالزَّيْتُونَ وَالرُّمَّانَ
(16:11:5) wal-zaytūnaand the olives يُنْبِتُ لَكُمْ بِهِ الزَّرْعَ وَالزَّيْتُونَ وَالنَّخِيلَ وَالْأَعْنَابَ
(80:29:1) wazaytūnanAnd olive وَزَيْتُونًا وَنَخْلًا
(95:1:2) wal-zaytūniand the olive وَالتِّينِ وَالزَّيْتُونِ


(24:35:21) zaytūnatinan olive يُوقَدُ مِنْ شَجَرَةٍ مُبَارَكَةٍ زَيْتُونَةٍ لَا شَرْقِيَّةٍ وَلَا غَرْبِيَّةٍ

See Also

Language Research Group
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