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ع و ذ
General Root Meaning
to seek or take protection, refuge, be next, the bone (flesh). Ma'aadh - a refuge, Ma'aadh Allaah - I seek refuge with Allaah, God forbid, Allaah be my refuge.
'Udhtu (prf. 1st. sing.): I sought refuge/protection.
A'uudhu (imp. 1st. sing.): I seek refuge.
Ya'uudhuuna (imp. 3rd. m. pl.): they seek refuge.
U'iidh (imp. 1st. sing. vb. IV): I seek refuge for, do commend (to your) protection.
Ista'idh (prt. m. sing. vb. 10): seek refuge!
Ma'aadhun (pis. pic.): refuge.
   aʿūdhu   (3)

She said, "Indeed, I [I] seek refuge with the Most Gracious from you if you are God fearing."

And when said Musa to his people, "Indeed, Allah commands you that you slaughter a cow." They said, "Do you take us (in) ridicule." He said, "I seek refuge in Allah that I be among the ignorant."

And say, "My Lord! I seek refuge in You from (the) suggestions (of) the evil ones,

Say, "I seek refuge in (the) Lord (of) the dawn,

Say, "I seek refuge in (the) Lord (of) mankind,

He said, "O my Lord! Indeed, I seek refuge in You, that I (should) ask You what not I have of it knowledge. And unless You forgive me and You have mercy on me, I will be among the losers."

   uʿīdhuhā   (1)

Then when she delivered her, she said, "My Lord, indeed I [I] (have) delivered [her] a female." And Allah knows better [of] what she delivered, and is not the male like the female. "And that I [I] (have) named her Maryam and that I [I] seek refuge for her in You and her offspring from the Shaitaan the rejected."

   ʿudh'tu   (1)

And said Musa, "Indeed, I [I] seek refuge in my Lord and your Lord from every arrogant one not who believes (in the) Day (of) the Account."

And indeed, I [I] seek refuge with my Lord and your Lord lest you stone me.

   fa-is'taʿidh   (3)

So when you recite the Quran, seek refuge in Allah from the Shaitaan, the accursed.

Indeed, those who dispute concerning (the) Signs (of) Allah without any authority (which) came to them, not (is) in their breasts but greatness, not they (can) reach it. So seek refuge in Allah. Indeed He, He (is) the All-Hearer the All-Seer.

And if an evil suggestion comes to yo from [the] Shaitaan [an evil suggestion], then seek refuge in Allah. Indeed, He (is) All-Hearing, All-Knowing.

And if whisper comes to you from the Shaitaan, an evil suggestion, then seek refuge in Allah. Indeed, He [He] (is) the All-Hearer, the All-Knower.

   maʿādha   (2)

He said, "Forbid Allah that we take except (one) who, we found our possession with him. Indeed, we then surely (would be) wrongdoers."

And sought to seduce him she who, he (was) in her house from his self. And she closed the doors and she said, "Come on you." He said, "I seek refuge in Allah. Indeed, he (is) my lord (who has) made good my stay. Indeed, not will succeed the wrongdoers."

   wa-aʿūdhu   (1)

And I seek refuge in You, My Lord! Lest they be present with me."

   yaʿūdhūna   (1)

And that (there) were men among mankind who sought refuge in (the) men from the jinn, so they increased them (in) burden.

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