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Quran Dictionary - ك س ف

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The triliteral root kāf sīn fā (ك س ف) occurs five times in the Quran, in two derived forms:

  • four times as the noun kisaf (كِسَف)
  • once as the noun kis'f (كِسْف)

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.

Noun

(17:92:7) kisafan(in) pieces أَوْ تُسْقِطَ السَّمَاءَ كَمَا زَعَمْتَ عَلَيْنَا كِسَفًا
(26:187:3) kisafanfragments فَأَسْقِطْ عَلَيْنَا كِسَفًا مِنَ السَّمَاءِ إِنْ كُنْتَ مِنَ الصَّادِقِينَ
(30:48:13) kisafanfragments وَيَجْعَلُهُ كِسَفًا فَتَرَى الْوَدْقَ يَخْرُجُ مِنْ خِلَالِهِ
(34:9:20) kisafanfragments إِنْ نَشَأْ نَخْسِفْ بِهِمُ الْأَرْضَ أَوْ نُسْقِطْ عَلَيْهِمْ كِسَفًا مِنَ السَّمَاءِ

Noun

(52:44:3) kis'fana portion وَإِنْ يَرَوْا كِسْفًا مِنَ السَّمَاءِ سَاقِطًا يَقُولُوا سَحَابٌ مَرْكُومٌ

See Also

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