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Ayn-Siin-Ya
General Root Meaning
to perhaps, it may well be that, near to doing, hope/desire
   ʿasā   (4)

17:8
"(It) may be your Lord that (may) have mercy upon you. But if you return, We will return. And We have made Hell, for the disbelievers, a prison-bed."

17:79
And from the night arise from sleep for prayer with it (as) additional for you; it may be that will raise you your Lord (to) a station praiseworthy.

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

19:48
And I will leave you and what you invoke from besides Allah and I will invoke my Lord. May be that not I will be in invocation (to) my Lord unblessed."

4:84
So fight in (the) way (of) Allah; not you are responsible except (for) yourself. And encourage the believers, perhaps Allah will restrain (the) might (of) those who disbelieved. And Allah (is) Stronger (in) Might and Stronger (in) punishment.

7:129
They said, "We have been harmed from before [that] you came to us and from after [what] you have come to us." He said, "Perhaps your Lord [that] will destroy your enemy and make you successors in the earth, then see how you will do."

7:185
Do not they look in (the) dominion (of) the heavens and the earth and what Has created Allah of (every)thing and that perhaps [that] has verily come near - their term? So in what statement after this will they believe?

9:102
And others (who have) acknowledged their sins. They had mixed a deed righteous (with) other (that was) evil. Perhaps Allah [that] will turn (in mercy) to them. Indeed, Allah (is) Oft-Forgiving, Most Merciful.

12:21
And said the one who bought him of Egypt to his wife, "Make comfortable his stay. Perhaps that (he) will benefit us or we will take him (as) a son." And thus We established Yusuf in the land that We might teach him from (the) interpretation of the events. And Allah (is) Predominant over His affairs, but most (of) the people (do) not know.

12:83
He said, "Nay, have enticed you your souls something, so patience (is) beautiful. Perhaps Allah, that will bring them to me all. Indeed, He He (is) the All-Knower, All-Wise."

17:51
Or a creation of what (is) great in your breasts." Then they will say, "Who will restore us?" Say, "He Who created you (the) first time." Then they will shake at you their heads and they say, "When (will) it (be)?" Say, "Perhaps that (it) will be soon."

18:24
Except, "If wills Allah." And remember your Lord when you forget and say, "Perhaps [that] will guide me my Lord to a nearer (way) than this right way."

27:72
Say, "Perhaps that is close behind you, some (of) that which you seek to hasten."

28:9
And said (the) wife (of) Firaun, "A comfort (of the) eye for me and for you; (Do) not kill him; perhaps (that) he may benefit us, or we may take him (as) a son." And they (did) not perceive.

28:22
And when he turned his face towards Madyan, he said, "Perhaps my Lord [that] will guide me (to the) sound way."

49:11
O you who believe! (Let) not ridicule a people [of] (another) people, perhaps that they maybe better than them; and (let) not women [of] (other) women perhaps that they maybe better than them. And (do) not insult yourselves and (do) not call each other by nicknames. Wretched is the name (of) disobedience after the faith. And whoever (does) not repent, then those - they (are) the wrongdoers.

49:11
O you who believe! (Let) not ridicule a people [of] (another) people, perhaps that they maybe better than them; and (let) not women [of] (other) women perhaps that they maybe better than them. And (do) not insult yourselves and (do) not call each other by nicknames. Wretched is the name (of) disobedience after the faith. And whoever (does) not repent, then those - they (are) the wrongdoers.

60:7
Perhaps Allah [that] will put between you and between those (to) whom you have been enemies, among them love. And Allah (is) All-Powerful. And Allah (is) Oft-Forgiving, Most Merciful.

66:5
Perhaps his Lord, if he divorced you, [that] He will substitute for him wives better than you submissive, faithful, obedient, repentant, who worship, who fast, previously married and virgins.

66:8
O you who believe! Turn to Allah (in) repentance sincere! Perhaps your Lord [that] will remove from you your evil deeds and admit you (into) Gardens flow from underneath it the rivers, (on the) Day not will disgrace Allah the Prophet and those who believed with him. Their light will run (from) between their hands and on their right; they will say, "Our Lord Perfect for us our light and grant forgiveness to us. Indeed, You (are) over every thing All-Powerful."

68:32
Perhaps, our Lord, [that] will substitute for us a better than it. Indeed, we to our Lord turn devoutly."

   ʿasaytum   (1)

2:246
Did not you see [towards] the chiefs of (the) Children (of) Israel from after Musa, when they said to a Prophet of theirs, "Appoint for us a king, we may fight in (the) way (of) Allah?" He said, "Would you perhaps - if prescribed upon you [the] fighting, that not you fight?" They said, "And what for us that not we fight in (the) way (of) Allah while surely we have been driven from our homes and our children?" Yet, when was prescribed upon them the fighting they turned away, except a few among them. And Allah (is) All-Knowing of the wrongdoers.

47:22
Then would you perhaps, if you are given authority that you cause corruption in the earth and cut off your ties of kinship.

   faʿasā   (3)

5:52
And you see those - in their hearts (is) a disease they hasten to them saying, "We fear that (may) strike us a misfortune." But perhaps Allah [that] will bring the victory or a decision from Him. Then they will become for what they had concealed within themselves, regretful.

18:40
It may be my Lord that will give me better than your garden and will send upon it a calamity from the sky, then it will become ground slippery,

4:19
O you who believe[d]! Not (is) lawful for you that you inherit the women (by) force. And not you constraint them so that you may take a part (of) what you have given them except that they commit immorality open. And live with them in kindness. But if you dislike them, then perhaps that you dislike a thing and has placed Allah in it good much.

9:18
Only will maintain (the) masajid (of) Allah (the one) who believes in Allah and the Day the Last, and establishes the prayer and gives the zakah and not fear except Allah. Then perhaps those, [that] they are of the guided ones.

28:67
But as for (him) who repented and believed, and did righteousness, then perhaps [that] he will be of the successful ones.

   waʿasā   (2)

2:216
Is prescribed upon you [the] fighting while it (is) hateful to you. But perhaps [that] you dislike a thing and it (is) good for you; and perhaps [that] you love a thing and it (is) bad for you. And Allah knows while you (do) not know.

2:216
Is prescribed upon you [the] fighting while it (is) hateful to you. But perhaps [that] you dislike a thing and it (is) good for you; and perhaps [that] you love a thing and it (is) bad for you. And Allah knows while you (do) not know.

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