قرآن

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See also: قرأنand قزان

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Noun[edit]

قُرْآن (qurʾānm

  1. verbal noun of قَرَأَ(qaraʾa) (form I); reading, reciting
    Synonym: قِرَاءَة(qirāʾa)
    • 609–632 CE, Qur'an, 75:17-18:
      لا تُحَرِّكْ بِهِ لِسَانَكَ لِتَعْجَلَ بِهِ / إنَّ عَلَيْنَا جَمْعَهُ وَقُرْآنَهُ / فَإِذَا قَرَأْنَاهُ فَٱتَّبِعْ قُرْآنَهُ / ثُمَّ إِنَّ عَلَيْنَا بَيَانَهُ‎‎
      Do not move your tongue quickly to hasten to read it. / Its collection and its recitation are on Us, / So when We recite it, follow its recitation. / And its eludication is also on Us.
  2. (uncountable) a piece for reading (for example, a book, a collection or set of passages or readings, and so on)

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Hijazi Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Learned borrowing from Arabic قُرْآن(qurʾān).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɡur.ʔaːn/, [ɡʊr.ʔaːn] (archaic pronunciation)
    • IPA(key): [qʊr.ʔaːn] (common pronunciation after the 20th century)

Noun[edit]

قرآن (qurʾān, gurʾānm (plural مَصَاحِف(maṣāḥif))

  1. Qur'an

Usage notes[edit]

The plural is suppletive, from the plural of مصحف‎.


Moroccan Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Learned borrowing from Arabic قُرْآن(qurʾān).

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Noun[edit]

قرآن (qurʔānm (plural قرآنات(qurʔānāt) or قرائن(qrāʔin))

  1. (in the definite) the Qur'an
  2. a copy of the Qur'an
    Synonym: مصحف(muṣḥaf)

Ottoman Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic اَلْقُرْآن(al-qurʾān).

Proper noun[edit]

قرآن (kur'an)

  1. Qur'an

Persian[edit]

Persian Wikipedia has an article on:
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Dari قرآن
Iranian Persian
Tajik Қуръон (Qurʾon)

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Arabic اَلْقُرْآن(al-qurʾān).

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

قرآن (qor'ân)

  1. Qur'an

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Urdu[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Classical Persian قرآن(qur'ān), from Arabic اَلْقُرْآن(al-qurʾān). First attested as Old Hindi कुरांन (kurā̃n).

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Noun[edit]

قرآن (qur'ānm (Hindi spelling क़ुरान)

  1. (Islam) Qur'an

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Further reading[edit]

  • قرآن”, in اُردُو لُغَت (in Urdu), Ministry of Education: Government of Pakistan, 2017.
  • Platts, John T. (1884), “قرآن”, in A dictionary of Urdu, classical Hindi, and English, London: W. H. Allen & Co., page 790
  • Qureshi, Bashir Ahmad (1971), “قرآن”, in Kitabistan's 20th Century Standard Dictionary‎, Lahore: Kitabistan Pub. Co., page 463
  • قرآن”, in Rekhta Dictionary [Urdu dictionary with meanings in Hindi & English], Noida, India: Rekhta Foundation, 2022.