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Quran Dictionary - ج ز ع


The triliteral root jīm zāy ʿayn (ج ز ع) occurs twice in the Quran, in two derived forms:

  • once as the form I verb jaziʿ (جَزِعْ)
  • once as the noun jazūʿ (جَزُوع)

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 I) - to show intolerance, to be perturbed

(14:21:28) ajaziʿ'nāwhether we show intolerance سَوَاءٌ عَلَيْنَا أَجَزِعْنَا أَمْ صَبَرْنَا مَا لَنَا مِنْ مَحِيصٍ


(70:20:4) jazūʿandistressed إِذَا مَسَّهُ الشَّرُّ جَزُوعًا

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