11 Answered Questions for the topic quran

Are the letter forms of Arabic essential to the Qur'an?

Are the existing letter forms/shapes of the Arabic alphabet an essential part of the Qur'an, or are they an arbitary choice made by humans as a means to *record* the Qur'an?In other words, if... more
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How to read these verses in the Quran?

Assalamu alaikum. I am learning how to read Arrabic alphabets and how to read Quran. I'm slightly confused with something:In the first verse of Sura Al-Faatiha, the spelling suggests the following... more


What is the meaning of "مُوَلِّي"?

The word مُوَلِّي appears in Quran verse 2:148. I have read a few translations of the verse (e.g. [here](http://corpus.quran.com/wordbyword.jsp?chapter=2&verse=148)) but I still don't have a... more

What is the literal meaning of the word "Qur'an"?

I know that the Qur'an is the book revealed by the prophet Muhammad, but I'd like to know what the meaning of this word "Qur'an" is literally? What is its root?
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What is the best way to learn the Classical Arabic (Fusha)?

I know the Arabic script, and can read the Quran. But I have no understanding of what I'm reading. What is the best route to learning Classical Arabic? Most of the guides I've seen (in the UK) deal... more


What is the reason of this differences in the three expressions in Surat Al-Kahf 79 - 82?

Allah says in Surat Al-Kahf in aya 79:> أَمَّا السَّفِينَةُ فَكَانَتْ لِمَسَاكِينَ يَعْمَلُونَ فِي الْبَحْرِ> **فَأَرَدتُّ** أَنْ أَعِيبَهَا وَكَانَ وَرَاءَهُم مَّلِكٌ يَأْخُذُ كُلَّ... more
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Why, in Qur'an verse 4:34, the feminine singular of kuthhiba used instead of the masculine singular or plural?

Surah Al-An'aam, verse 34, begins with:> وَلَقَدْ كُذِّبَتْ رُسُلٌ If you ignore the first two particles (waw + laqad), it begins a verbal sentence with "kuthhibat rusulun." The verb (kutthibat)... more
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Is there a Maf'ool مفعول in Ayah 20 of Suratul Insan?

> وَإِذَا ***رَأَيۡتَ*** ثَمَّ ***رَأَيۡتَ*** نَعِيمً۬ا وَمُلۡكً۬ا كَبِيرًا (٢٠)Is there a Maf'ool for رأيت ? If so than where is it? Please your sources if possible.


Why was Quran revealed in Arabic language?

Due to the fact that Allah is All-wise, there must've been a reason for sending down Quran in Arabic. So what is it? What would have happened if Allah had used another language?I'm asking this... more
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Why aren't the letters چ‎, گ‎ or پ‎ found in the Qur'an?

I am wondering about the following three letters: * چ‎ – Che * گ‎ – Gaf * پ‎ – PeThese three letters are not in the Qur'an (not even a single time).Is there any reason behind that?
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Why some verses of Quran refer to God as a plural entity?

There are some verses in Qur'an which refer to God as a plural entity, like:> وَلَقَدْ خَلَقْنَا الْإِنسَانَ وَنَعْلَمُ مَا تُوَسْوِسُ بِهِ نَفْسُهُ> ۖ وَنَحْنُ أَقْرَبُ إِلَيْهِ مِنْ حَبْلِ... more

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