سورة

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See also: سوره and شوره

Arabic[edit]

سُورَة
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Etymology 1[edit]

Ordered at the root س و ر (s-w-r), but probably a loan from Hebrew שׁוּרָה (šūrā, row, line). The reason for this is that it first appears for the Qurʾānic sections and no more primitive meaning is attested. See also سُور (sūr, wall) which is loaned from Aramaic.

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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).

Pronunciation[edit]

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 (1896) 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
  • Wehr, Hans (1979), “سورة”, in J. Milton Cowan, editor, A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, 4th edition, Ithaca, NY: Spoken Language Services, ISBN 0-87950-003-4