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ن ح ل
General Root Meaning
to make a gift, dower a woman, make a wedding gift, free gift. nihlatun - unasked, willingly, cheerfully and as agreed gift, without demand and without expecting a return for it. It is distinguishable from hibah (free gift), as every hibah is a nihlah but not every nihlah is a hibah.
   l-naḥli   (1)

And inspired your Lord to the bee, [that] "Take among the mountains, houses and among the trees, and in what they construct.

   niḥ'latan   (1)

And give the women their dower graciously. But if they remit to you of anything of it (on their) own, then eat it (in) satisfaction (and) ease.

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