Dictionary of Qurʾanic Usage

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ق/ن/طq–n–ṭ
(161 words)

despair, to fall into despair, to be despondent. Of this root, three forms occur six times in the Qur’an: قَنَطَ qanaṭa

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Badawi, Elsaid M. and Abdel Haleem, Muhammad, “ق/ن/ط   q–n–ṭ”, in: Dictionary of Qurʾanic Usage, Edited by: Elsaid M. Badawi, Muhammad Abdel Haleem. Consulted online on 20 April 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1875-3922_dqu_SIM_001403>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004149489, 20101119



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