al-Qur'an

noun
the sacred writings of Islam revealed by God to the prophet Muhammad during his life at Mecca and Medina
Syn: ↑Koran, ↑Quran, ↑Book
Derivationally related forms: ↑Koranic (for: ↑Koran)
Instance Hypernyms: ↑sacred text, ↑sacred writing, ↑religious writing, ↑religious text
Part Meronyms: ↑sura

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  • Qur'an reading — is the reading ( tarteel , tajwid , or taghbir ) aloud, reciting, or chanting of portions of the Qur an. It is not considered music by Muslims and when recited the style is structurally dissimilar from music (even secular Arab music). The reciter …   Wikipedia

  • Qur'an desecration — is defined as insulting the Qur an, by defiling or defacing it.Most traditional schools of Islamic law dictate that a Muslim may not touch the Qur an, which is regarded as the literal word of God in its untranslated Arabic form, unless he or she… …   Wikipedia

  • Qur'anic literalism — is the belief that the verses of the Qur an should be taken at their apparent meaning, rather than employing any sort of interpretation. This includes, for example, the belief that Allah has appendages such as hands as stated in the Qur an; this… …   Wikipedia

  • Qur'an and Sunnah — is an often quoted Islamic term regarding the sources of Islam.Muslims hold that Islam is derived from two sources: one being infallible and containing compressed information the Qur an and another being a detailed explanation of the everyday… …   Wikipedia

  • Qur'an Gate — Qur’ān Gate (Persian: دروازه قرآن, Darvāzeh Ghor ān ) is a historic gate in the southern central Persian city of Shiraz.LocationDarvaze Qur’ān is located at the northeastern entrance of Shiraz on the way to Marvdasht and Isfahan, between Baba… …   Wikipedia

  • Qur'anic hermeneutics — is the study of theories of the interpretation and understanding of the Qur an, the Muslim holy book. Throughout religious history, Qur anic scholars have sought to mine the wealth of its meanings by developing a variety of different systems of… …   Wikipedia

  • Qur’an — Qur·’an (kə rănʹ, ränʹ, kô , kō ) n. Variant of Koran. * * * …   Universalium

  • Qur’an — Qur·’an (kə rănʹ, ränʹ, kô , kō ) n. Variant of Koran. * * * …   Universalium

  • Qur'an, The — • The sacred book of the Muslims, by whom it is regarded as the revelation of God Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006 …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Qur'an, the — Qur| an, the [ kə ran ] noun the KORAN …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • qur — qur· an·ic; …   English syllables

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