سورة

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See also: سورهand شوره

Arabic[edit]

سُورَة
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Etymology 1[edit]

Ordered at the root س و ر (s-w-r). Not clear from which word borrowed, it might be from Classical Syriac ܫܘܪܐ (divider), compare سُور (sūr, wall) from the same word, or from Classical Syriac ܣܽܘܪܓܳܕܳܐ (sūrgāḏā, line; writing), or from Hebrew סִדְרָה (siḏrā, technical term for the section marks in the Hebrew scriptures).

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Noun[edit]

سُورَة (sūraf (plural سُوَر (suwar))

  1. (Islam) sura, surah
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Etymology 2[edit]

Fhe root س و ر (s-w-r).

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Noun[edit]

سَوْرَة (sawraf

  1. severity, vehemence, sharpness
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References[edit]

  • Ahrens, Karl (1930), “Christliches im Qoran. Eine Nachlese”, in Zeitschrift der Deutschen Morgenländischen Gesellschaft[1] (in German), volume 84, page 19
  • Fraenkel, Siegmund (1886) Die aramäischen Fremdwörter im Arabischen (in German), Leiden: E. J. Brill, page 238
  • Freytag, Georg (1833), “سورة”, in Lexicon arabico-latinum praesertim ex Djeuharii Firuzabadiique et aliorum Arabum operibus adhibitis Golii quoque et aliorum libris confectum (in Latin), volume 2, Halle: C. A. Schwetschke, page 374
  • Jeffery, Arthur (1938) The Foreign Vocabulary of the Qurʾān (Gaekwad’s Oriental Series; 79), Baroda: Oriental Institute, pages 180–182
  • Wehr, Hans (1979), “سورة”, in J. Milton Cowan, editor, A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, 4th edition, Ithaca, NY: Spoken Language Services, →ISBN