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خ ف ت
Kh-Fa-Ta
General Root Meaning
To be still or silent, to be low/soft/gentle, to be weak due to vehement hunger, to be abject, to silence or kill (smite with a sword or the like), to be goodly or beautiful, worthy of notice.

   tukhāfit   (1)

17:110
Say, "Invoke Allah or invoke the Most Gracious. By whatever (name) you invoke, to Him (belongs) the Names the Most Beautiful. And (do) not be loud in your prayers and not be silent therein, but seek between that a way."

   yatakhāfatūna   (2)

68:23
So they went, while they lowered (their) voices,

20:103
They are murmuring among themselves, "Not you remained except (for) ten."

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