←Prev   Ayn-Qaf-Ra  Next→ 

ع ق ر
General Root Meaning
to cut/wound/slay, hamstrung, produce no result, be barren (e.g. womb).
'aqara (prf. 3rd. m. sing.): he hamstrung.
'aqaruu (prf. 3rd. m. pl.): they hamstrung.
'aaqirun / 'aaqiran (acc./ act. pic.): barren (female).
   ʿāqirun   (1)

He said, "My Lord how can (there) be for me a son, and verily has reached me [the] old age and my wife (is) [a] barren?" He said, "Thus; Allah does what He wills."

   ʿāqiran   (1)

And indeed, I [I] fear the successors from after me, and is my wife barren. So give [to] me from Yourself an heir

He said, "My Lord! How can I have a boy, while is my wife barren, and indeed, I have reached of the old age extreme?"

   faʿaqara   (1)

But they called their companion and he took and hamstrung.

   faʿaqarū   (1)

Then they hamstrung the she-camel and (were) insolent towards (the) command (of) their Lord and they said, "O Salih! Bring us what you promise us if you are of the Messengers."

   faʿaqarūhā   (2)

But they denied him, and they hamstrung her. So destroyed them their Lord for their sin and leveled them.

But they hamstrung her. So he said, "Enjoy (yourselves) in your home(s) (for) three days. That (is) a promise not (to) be belied."

But they hamstrung her, then they became regretful.

would like to thank all those who made these Root Pages possible.
In their formulation we have drawn from the work of ...