Category Archives: Small Words

ا ذ ي / hurt

Alif-Dhal-Ya = he was or became annoyed/molested/hurt, experience/suffer what is disagreeable, state of annoyance. adha n.m. 2:196, 2:222, 2:262, 2:263, 2:264, 3:111, 3:186, 4:102, 33:48 adha vb. (4) perf. act. 14:12, 33:69 impf. act. 9:61, 9:61, 33:53, 33:53, 33:57, 33:58, … Continue reading

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ا د ي /compensate

Alif-Dal-Ya = he made or caused it to arrive/come/reach, he brought/conveyed/delivered it, fulfilment/payment, paid/discharged/acquitted. ada n.m. 2:178 adda vb. (2) impf. act. 2:283, 3:75, 3:75, 4:58 impv. 44:18 should be compared with ‘sallam’ and ‘kafarah’

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ا د د / evil / horrible

19:89 لَقَدْ جِئْتُمْ شَيْئًا إِدًّا   This is the only occurence, referring to saying ar-rahman has taken a walad.

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ا ث ل / Well-rooted

34:16 فَأَعْرَضُوا فَأَرْسَلْنَا عَلَيْهِمْ سَيْلَ الْعَرِمِ وَبَدَّلْنَاهُمْ بِجَنَّتَيْهِمْ جَنَّتَيْنِ ذَوَاتَيْ أُكُلٍ خَمْطٍ وَأَثْلٍ وَشَيْءٍ مِنْ سِدْرٍ قَلِيلٍ   Here it refers to something bad, i.e. fruits which makes one static. Well rootedness here shows a lack of dynamism. Only used once. The ‘athl’ … Continue reading

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ا ج ج / bitter

Alif-Jiim-Jiim = burning to the mouth, bitter/hot/salty, undrinkable. ujaj n.m. 25:53, 35:12, 56:70 yajuj n.prop. 18:94, 21:96 This seems to refer to bringing bitterness to the world. It is opposite of being palatable.

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ا ث ر / effect / remnant

Used in many places to mean footsteps or effects or the messengers. Appears in : athara vb. (1) impf. pass. 74:24 athar n.m. (pl. athar) 5:46, 18:6, 18:64, 20:84, 20:96, 30:50, 36:12, 37:70, 40:21, 40:82, 43:22, 43:23, 48:29, 57:27 atharah n.f. … Continue reading

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ا ث ث / provision / equipment

16:80 وَاللَّهُ جَعَلَ لَكُمْ مِنْ بُيُوتِكُمْ سَكَنًا وَجَعَلَ لَكُمْ مِنْ جُلُودِ الأَنْعَامِ بُيُوتًا تَسْتَخِفُّونَهَا يَوْمَ ظَعْنِكُمْ وَيَوْمَ إِقَامَتِكُمْ وَمِنْ أَصْوَافِهَا وَأَوْبَارِهَا وَأَشْعَارِهَا أَثَاثًا وَمَتَاعًا إِلَى حِينٍ   19:74 وَكَمْ أَهْلَكْنَا قَبْلَهُمْ مِنْ قَرْنٍ هُمْ أَحْسَنُ أَثَاثًا وَرِئْيًا   It seems … Continue reading

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