رمى

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root ر م ي (r-m-y). Cognate with Hebrew רָמָה (ramá).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

رَمَى (ramā) I, imperfect يَرْمِي‎ (yarmī)

  1. to throw, to toss
    • Qur'an 8:17
      فَلَمْ تَقْتُلُوهُمْ وَلَكِنَّ ٱللَّهَ قَتَلَهُمْۚ وَمَا رَمَيْتَ إِذْ رَمَيْتَ وَلَكِنَّ ٱللَّهَ رَمَىٰۚ وَلِيُبْلِىَ ٱلْمُؤْمِنِينَ مِنْهُ بَلَآءً حَسَنًاۚ إِنَّ ٱللَّهَ سَمِيعٌ عَلِيمٌۭ
      fa-lam taqtulūhum wa-lākinna llāha qatalahum wa-mā ramayta ʾiḏ ramayta wa-lākinna llāha ramā wa-li-yubliya l-muʾminīna minhu balāʾan ḥasanan ʾinna llāha samīʿun ʿalīmun
      And you did not kill them, but it was Allah who killed them. And you threw not, [O Muhammad], when you threw, but it was Allah who threw that He might test the believers with a good test. Indeed, Allah is Hearing and Knowing.

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