Qur-an definition

The Islamic holy book, considered by Muslims to be the word of God as revealed to Muhammad.
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Alternative Forms

Alternative Form of qur-an - qor-an, qoran, qur-n, Koran

Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
qur-an
Plural:
qur-ans

Origin of qur-an

  • From Arabic القُرْآن (al-qurʾān), definite form of قُرْآن (qurʾān, “act of reciting"), verbal noun of قَرَأَ (qaraʾa, “to recite; to read (aloud)"). Compare Classical Syriac ܩܪܝܢܐ (qeryānā, “reading; scripture").

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