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ن ح ل
Nun-Haa-Lam
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)

16:68
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)

4:4
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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