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Ayn-Fa-Waw
General Root Meaning
to forgive/pardon, abound, pass over, forgo, grow, multiply, obliterate all traces, remit, give more than what is due, relinquish right or remit in whole or in part. afina (oblique pl. of afin) - forgiving. afuwwan - very forgiving, name of Allah. afwun - forgiveness, indulgence, surplus, superfluity. ya'fu - to pardon. ufiya - he is pardoned. (It does not necessarily imply the committing of a sin on the part of a person about whom it is used.)
'afaa (prf. 3rd. m. sing.): pardoned.
'afau (prf. 3rd. m. pl.): they grew in affluence.
ya'fuu / ya'fuwa (imp. 3rd. m. pl.): pardons, passes over, forgoes.
ya'fu (imp. 3rd. m. sing. juss.): he forgives.
ya'fuuna (impf. 3rd. f. pl.): they forgo.
li ya'fuu (imp. 3rd. m. pl.): they may pardon.
ta'fuu (imp. 2nd. m. pl.): you forgo, pardon.
na'fu (imp. 1st. pl. juss.): we pardon.
i'fu (prt. m. sing): thou pardon.
'ufiya (pp. 3rd. m. sing.): who has been granted remission.
'afwa (n.): forgiveness, surplus.
'afuwwun / 'afuwwan (nom./acc. n.): very forgiving.
'aafiina (act. pic. m. pl.): those who pardon.
   l-ʿafwa   (2)

7:199
Hold (to) forgiveness and enjoin the good, and turn away from the ignorant.

2:219
They ask you about [the] intoxicants and [the] games of chance Say, "In both of them (is) a sin great, and (some) benefits for [the] people. But sin of both of them (is) greater than (the) benefit of (the) two." And they ask you what they (should) spend. Say, "The surplus." Thus makes clear Allah to you [the] Verses so that you may ponder,

   taʿfū   (3)

4:149
If you disclose a good or you conceal it or pardon [of] an evil, then indeed, Allah is Oft-Pardoning, All-Powerful.

2:237
And if you divorce them from before [that] you (have) touched them while already you have specified for them an obligation (dower), then (give) half (of) what you have specified, unless [that] they (women) forgo (it) or forgoes the one in whose hands (is the) knot (of) the marriage. And that you forgo, (is) nearer to [the] righteousness. And (do) not forget the graciousness among you. Indeed, Allah of what you do (is) All-Seer.

64:14
O you who believe! Indeed, from your spouses and your children (are) enemies to you, so beware of them. But if you pardon and overlook and forgive, then indeed, Allah (is) Oft-Forgiving, Most Merciful.

   ʿafā   (6)

9:43
(May) forgive Allah you! Why (did) you grant leave to them until (became) evident to you those who were truthful, and you knew the liars?

3:155
Indeed, those who turned back among you (on the) day met the two hosts - only made them slip the Shaitaan for some (of) what they (had) earned. And surely forgave Allah [on] them, indeed, Allah (is) Oft-Forgiving, All-Forbearing.

5:101
O you who believe! (Do) not ask about things if made clear to you, it may distress you and if you ask about it when is being revealed the Quran it would be made clear to you. has pardoned Allah [about] it, and Allah (is) Oft-Forgiving, All-Forbearing.

3:152
And certainly fulfilled to you Allah His promise, when you were killing them by His permission, until when you lost courage and you fell into dispute concerning the order and you disobeyed from after [what] He (had) shown you what you love. Among you (are some) who desire the world and among you (are some) who desire the Hereafter. Then He diverted you from them so that He may test you. And surely He forgave you. And Allah (is the) Possessor (of) Bounty for the believers.

5:95
O you who believe! (Do) not kill the game while you (are in) Ihram. And whoever killed it among you intentionally, then penalty (is) similar (to) what he killed of the cattle, judging it two men, just, among you (as) an offering reaching the Kabah or an expiation - feeding needy people or equivalent (of) that (in) fasting, that he may taste (the) consequence (of) his deed. pardoned Allah what (has) passed, but whoever returned, then will take retribution Allah from him. And Allah (is) All-Mighty, Owner (of) Retribution.

42:40
(The) recompense (of) an evil (is) an evil like it. But whoever pardons and makes reconciliation, then his reward (is) on Allah. Indeed, He (does) not like the wrongdoers.

   ʿafaw   (1)

7:95
Then We changed (in) place (of) the bad the good, until they increased and said, "Verily, (had) touched our forefathers the adversity and the ease." So We seized them suddenly, while they (did) not perceive.

   ʿafawnā   (1)

2:52
Then We forgave you from after that, so that you may (be) grateful.

   ʿafuwwan   (1)

4:43
O you who believe[d]! (Do) not go near the prayer while you (are) intoxicated until you know what you are saying and not (when you are) impure except (when) passing (through) a way until you have bathed. And if you are ill or on a journey or came one of you from the toilet, or you have touched the women and not you find water, then do tayammum (with) earth clean and wipe (with it) your faces and your hands. Indeed, Allah is Oft-Pardoning, Oft-Forgiving.

4:99
Then those, may be, [that] Allah will pardon [on] them, and is Allah Oft-Pardoning, Oft-Forgiving.

4:149
If you disclose a good or you conceal it or pardon [of] an evil, then indeed, Allah is Oft-Pardoning, All-Powerful.

   ʿufiya   (1)

2:178
O you who believe[d]! Prescribed for you (is) the legal retribution in (the matter of) the murdered, the freeman for the freeman, and the slave for the slave, and the female for the female. But whoever is pardoned [for it] from his brother anything, then follows up with suitable [and] payment to him with kindness. That (is) a concession from your Lord and mercy. Then whoever transgresses after that, then for him (is) a punishment painful.

   fa-uʿ'fu   (2)

5:13
So for their breaking (of) their covenant We cursed them and We made their hearts hard. They distort the words from their places, and forgot a part of what they were reminded of [it]. And not you will cease to discover of treachery from them except a few of them. But forgive them and overlook. Indeed, Allah loves the good-doers.

3:159
So because (of) Mercy from Allah you dealt gently with them. And if you had been rude (and) harsh (at) [the] heart, surely they (would have) dispe from around you. Then pardon [from] them and ask forgiveness for them and consult them in the matter. Then when you have decided, then put trust on Allah. Indeed, Allah loves the ones who put trust (in Him

   fa-iʿ'fū   (1)

2:109
Wish[ed] many from (the) People (of) the Book if they could turn you back from after your (having) faith (to) disbelievers, (out of) jealousy from (of) themselves, (even) from after [what] became clear to them, the truth. So forgive and overlook until brings Allah His Command. Indeed, Allah on every thing (is) All-Powerful.

   faʿafawnā   (1)

4:153
Ask you (the) People (of) the Book that you bring down to them a book from the heaven. Then indeed, they (had) asked Musa greater than that for they said, "Show us Allah manifestly," so struck them the thunderbolt for their wrongdoing. Then they took the calf (for worship) from after [what] came to them the clear proofs, then We forgave them for that. And We gave Musa an authority clear.

   laʿafuwwun   (1)

22:60
That, and whoever has retaliated, with the like (of) that he was made to suffer by it, then he was oppressed [on him], will surely help him Allah Indeed, Allah (is) surely Oft-Pardoning, Oft-Forgiving.

58:2
Those who pronounce zihar among you [from] (to) their wives, not they (are) their mothers. Not (are) their mothers except those who gave them birth. And indeed, they surely say an evil [of] [the] word and a lie. But indeed, Allah (is) surely, Oft-Pardoning, Oft-Forgiving.

   naʿfu   (1)

9:66
(Do) not make excuse; verily, you have disbelieved after your belief. If We pardon [on] a party of you We will punish a party, because they were criminals.

   wa-uʿ'fu   (1)

2:286
(Does) not burden Allah any soul except its capacity, for it what it earned, and against it what it earned. "Our Lord! (Do) not take us to task if we forget or we err. Our Lord! And (do) not lay upon us a burden like that (which) You laid [it] on those who (were) from before us. Our Lord! [And] (do) not lay on us what not (the) strength we have [of it] (to bear). And pardon [from] us, and forgive [for] us and have mercy on us. You (are) our Protector, so help us against the people - [the] disbelievers.

   wal-ʿāfīna   (1)

3:134
Those who spend in [the] ease and (in) the hardship and those who restrain the anger and those who pardon [from] the people - and Allah loves the good-doers.

   waʿafā   (1)

2:187
Permitted for you (in the) nights (of) fasting (is) the approach to your wives. They (are) garments for you and you (are) garments for them. Knows Allah that you used to deceive yourselves, so He turned towards you and He forgave [on] you. So now have relations with them and seek what has ordained Allah for you. And eat and drink until becomes distinct to you the thread [the] white from the thread [the] black of [the] dawn. Then complete the fast till the night. And (do) not have relations with them while you (are) secluded in the masajid. These (are the) limits (set by) Allah, so (do) not approach them. Thus makes clear Allah His verses for [the] people so that they may (become) righteous.

   walyaʿfū   (1)

24:22
And not let swear those of virtue among you and the amplitude of means that they give (to) the near of kin, and the needy and the emigrants in (the) way (of) Allah. And let them pardon and let them overlook. (Do) not you like that should forgive Allah you? And Allah (is) Oft-Forgiving, Most Merciful.

   wayaʿfu   (1)

42:34
Or He could destroy them for what they have earned; but He pardons [from] much.

   wayaʿfū   (3)

5:15
O People (of) the Book! Surely has come to you Our Messenger making clear to you much of what you used to conceal of the Scripture and overlooking of much. Surely has come to you from Allah a light and a Book clear

42:25
And He (is) the One Who accepts the repentance of His slaves and pardons [of] the evil, and He knows what you do.

42:30
And whatever befalls you of (the) misfortune, (is because) of what have earned your hands. But He pardons [from] much.

   yaʿfuwa   (1)

4:99
Then those, may be, [that] Allah will pardon [on] them, and is Allah Oft-Pardoning, Oft-Forgiving.

   yaʿfuwā   (1)

2:237
And if you divorce them from before [that] you (have) touched them while already you have specified for them an obligation (dower), then (give) half (of) what you have specified, unless [that] they (women) forgo (it) or forgoes the one in whose hands (is the) knot (of) the marriage. And that you forgo, (is) nearer to [the] righteousness. And (do) not forget the graciousness among you. Indeed, Allah of what you do (is) All-Seer.

   yaʿfūna   (1)

2:237
And if you divorce them from before [that] you (have) touched them while already you have specified for them an obligation (dower), then (give) half (of) what you have specified, unless [that] they (women) forgo (it) or forgoes the one in whose hands (is the) knot (of) the marriage. And that you forgo, (is) nearer to [the] righteousness. And (do) not forget the graciousness among you. Indeed, Allah of what you do (is) All-Seer.

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