قرآن

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Arabic[edit]

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Noun[edit]

قُرْآن (qurʔānm

  1. verbal noun of قَرَأَ(qaraʔa) (form I); reading, reciting
    Synonym:قِرَاءَة(qirāʔa)
    • 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]

Root
ق ر ء
3 terms

Etymology[edit]

Learned borrowing from Arabicقُرْآن(qurʔān).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɡur.ʔaːn/, [ɡʊr.ʔaːn] (archaic pronunciation)
    • IPA(key): [qʊr.ʔaːn] (common pronunciation)

Noun[edit]

قرآن (gurʔānm (pluralمَصَاحِف(maṣāḥif))

  1. Qur'an

Usage notes[edit]

The plural is suppletive, from the plural of ⁧مصحف⁩.

Moroccan Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Learned borrowing from Arabicقُرْآن(qurʔān).

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Noun[edit]

قرآن (qurʔānm (pluralقرآنات(qurʔānāt) orقرائن(qrāʔin))

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

Ottoman Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabicاَلْقُرْآن(al-qurʔān).

Proper noun[edit]

قرآن (kur'an)

  1. Qur'an

Persian[edit]

Persian Wikipedia has an article on:
قرآن
Wikipedia fa
Dari قرآن
Iranian Persian
Tajik Қуръон

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Arabicاَلْقُرْآن(al-qurʔān).

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Readings
Classical reading? qur'ān
Dari reading? qur'ān
Iranian reading? ğor'ân
Tajik reading? qurʾon

Proper noun[edit]

قُرْآن (qor'ân)

  1. Qur'an

Descendants[edit]

Urdu[edit]

Urdu Wikipedia has an article on:
قرآن
Wikipedia ur

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Classical Persianقرآن(qur'ān), from Arabicاَلْقُرْآن(al-qurʔān). First attested as Old Hindiقرآن(qurān) in 1582 A.D.

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Noun[edit]

قُرْآن (qur-ānm (Hindi spelling क़ुरआन or क़ुरान)

  1. (Islam) Qur'an

Descendants[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • قرآن”, in اُردُو لُغَت(urdū luġat) (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 ریخْتَہ لُغَت(rexta luġat) - Rekhta Dictionary [Urdu dictionary with meanings in Hindi & English] (in English), Noida, India: Rekhta Foundation, 2024.