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Is the Qur'an a dictionary? I do not think so!

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Submitted by dhimmi no more (United States), Jul 3, 2006 at 06:15

Ibn Manzur's Lisan Al-'Arab is the dictionary par excellence of the Arabic language. Case in point where does it say in the Qur'an what these strange words like: Ababeel and sijeel (see Surat al-Feel) or may favorite one Kalala mean. So go for it my dear Rizal.

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