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Quran Dictionary - ع و ل


The triliteral root ʿayn wāw lām (ع و ل) occurs only once in the Quran, as the form I verb taʿūlu (تَعُولُ). 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.

Verb (form I) - to oppress

(4:3:28) taʿūlūyou oppress ذَٰلِكَ أَدْنَىٰ أَلَّا تَعُولُوا

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