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غ ر ب
Gh-Ra-Ba
General Root Meaning
went/passed away, depart/retire/remove/disappear, become remote/distant/absent/hidden/black, withdraw, western, foreign/strange, exceed, abundance, sharpness, (maghrib = sunset), black, raven-black, setting place of the sun, the west.
gharabat (prf. 3rd. f. sing.): she is set (for sun).
taghrubu (imp. 3rd. f. sing.): sets (for sun).
ghuruub (v. n.): setting (of the sun).
gharbiyyun (adj. m.): western.
gharbiyyatan (adj. f.): western.
maghribun (n. of place sing.): the place of setting (of sun), West.
maghrabain (n. of place dual): two wests.
maghaarib (n. of place pl.): Wests.
ghuraaban (acc. n.): raven.
gharaabiib (n. pl.): extremely black. Its sing. is gharbiib.
   l-ghurābi   (1)

5:31
Then sent Allah a crow, it (was) scratching in the earth to show him how to hide (the) dead body (of) his brother. He said, "Woe to me! Am I unable that I can be like this [the] crow and hide (the) dead body (of) my brother?" Then he became of the regretful.

   l-gharbiyi   (1)

28:44
And not you were on (the) side western when We decreed to Musa the Commandment and not you were among the witnesses.

   l-ghurūbi   (1)

50:39
So be patient over what they say and glorify (the) praise (of) your Lord, before (the) rising (of) the sun and before the setting,

   l-maghribi   (1)

2:258
Did not you see [towards] the one who argued (with) Ibrahim concerning his Lord, because gave him Allah the kingdom? When Said Ibrahim, "My Lord (is) the One Who grants life and causes death." He said, "I give life and cause death." Said Ibrahim, "[Then] indeed Allah brings up the sun from the east, so you bring it from the west." So became dumbfounded the one who disbelieved, and Allah (does) not guide the people (who are) [the] wrongdoers.

   l-maghribayni   (1)

55:17
Lord (of) the two Easts and Lord (of) the two Wests.

   taghrubu   (1)

18:86
Until, when he reached (the) setting place (of) the sun, he found it setting in a spring (of) dark mud, and he found near it a community. We said, "O Dhul-qarnain (Possessor of two Either [that] you punish or [that] you take [in] them (with) goodness."

   ghurāban   (1)

5:31
Then sent Allah a crow, it (was) scratching in the earth to show him how to hide (the) dead body (of) his brother. He said, "Woe to me! Am I unable that I can be like this [the] crow and hide (the) dead body (of) my brother?" Then he became of the regretful.

   gharabat   (1)

18:17
And you (might) have seen the sun, when it rose, inclining away from their cave to the right, and when it set, passing away from them to the left while they (lay) in the open space thereof. That (was) from (the) Signs (of) Allah. Whoever guides Allah and he (is) the guided one, and whoever He lets go astray then never you will find for him a protector, a guide.

   gharbiyyatin   (1)

24:35
Allah (is the) Light (of) the heavens and the earth. (The) example (of) His Light (is) like a niche in it (is) a lamp; the lamp (is) in a glass, the glass as if it were a star brilliant (which) is lit from a tree blessed - an olive, not (of the) east and not (of the) west, would almost its oil glow, even if not touched it fire. Light upon Light. guides Allah to His Light whom He wills. And sets forth Allah the examples for the mankind. And Allah of every thing (is) All-Knower.

   ghurūbihā   (1)

20:130
So be patient over what they say and glorify with praise (of) your Lord before (the) rising (of) the sun and before its setting; and from (the) hours (of) the night, and glorify (at the) ends (of) the day so that you may be satisfied.

   maghriba   (1)

18:86
Until, when he reached (the) setting place (of) the sun, he found it setting in a spring (of) dark mud, and he found near it a community. We said, "O Dhul-qarnain (Possessor of two Either [that] you punish or [that] you take [in] them (with) goodness."

   wal-maghāribi   (1)

70:40
But nay! I swear by (the) Lord (of) the risings and the settings, that We (are) surely Able

   wal-maghribu   (1)

2:115
And for Allah (is) the east and the west, so wherever you turn [so] there (is the) face (of) Allah. Indeed, Allah (is) All-Encompassing, All-Knowing.

2:142
Will say the foolish ones from the people, "What (has) turned them from their direction of prayer which they were used to [on it]." Say, "For Allah (is) the east and the west. He guides whom He wills to a path straight."

   wal-maghribi   (1)

2:177
It is not [the] righteousness that you turn your faces towards the east and the west, [and] but the righteous[ness] (is he) who believes in Allah and the Day [the] Last, and the Angels, and the Book, and the Prophets, and gives the wealth in spite of his love (for it) (to) those the near relatives, and the orphans, and the needy, and (of) the wayfarer, and those who ask, and in freeing the necks (slaves) and (who) establish the prayer, and give the zakah, and those who fulfill their covenant when they make it; and those who are patient in [the] suffering and [the] hardship, and (the) time (of) [the] stress. Those (are) the ones who are true and those, [they] (are) the righteous.

26:28
He said, "Lord (of) the east and the west and whatever (is) between them, if you were (to) reason."

73:9
(The) Lord (of) the east and the west; (there is) no god except Him, so take Him (as) Disposer of Affairs.

   wagharābību   (1)

35:27
Do not you see that Allah sends down from the sky water, then We bring forth therewith fruits (of) various [their] colors? And in the mountains (are) tracts, white and red (of) various [their] colors, and intensely black.

   wamaghāribahā   (1)

7:137
And We made inheritors the people those who were considered weak - (the) eastern (parts) (of) the land and the western (parts) of it, which We blessed [in it]. And was fulfilled (the) word (of) your Lord - the best for (the) Children (of) Israel because they were patient. And We destroyed what used to make Firaun and his people, and what they used to erect.

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