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ف ل ق
General Root Meaning
it became split/cleft/cloven/cracked, divided it lengthwise, fissure, longitudinal division, daybreak/dawn, uttered/performed what was admirable/wonderful, to strive/exert, become big/bulky/fat/plump, whole creation, all beings/things that are created, a piece/fragment broken off, the cleaver.
   l-falaqi   (1)

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

   fāliqu   (2)

(He is the) Cleaver (of) the daybreak and He has made the night (for) rest and the sun and the moon (for) reckoning. That (is the) ordaining (of) the All-Mighty, the All-Knowing.

Indeed, Allah (is the) Cleaver (of) the grain and the date-seed. He brings forth the living from the dead and brings forth the dead from the living. That (is) Allah, so how are you deluded?

   fa-infalaqa   (1)

Then We inspired to Musa, [that] "Strike with your staff the sea." So it parted and became each part like the mountain [the] great.

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