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ق ر ع
Qaf-Ra-Ayn
General Root Meaning
to knock, strike, beat, hit the butt, gnash (the teeth), strike with severity. qari'atun - great calamity that destroys a nation, adversity that comes suddenly, a name of the day of resurrection, great abuse.
   al-qāriʿatu   (1)

101:2
What (is) the Striking Calamity?

101:3
And what will make you know what (is) the Striking Calamity?

101:1
The Striking Calamity!

   l-qāriʿatu   (1)

101:2
What (is) the Striking Calamity?

101:3
And what will make you know what (is) the Striking Calamity?

101:1
The Striking Calamity!

   bil-qāriʿati   (1)

69:4
Denied Thamud and Aad the Striking Calamity.

   qāriʿatun   (1)

13:31
And if that was any Quran, could be moved by it the mountains, or could be cloven asunder by it the earth, or could be made to speak by it the dead. Nay, with Allah (is) the command all. Then do not know those who believe that if had willed Allah surely, He would have guided (of) the mankind all? And not will cease those who disbelieve to strike them for what they did a disaster, or it settles close from their homes until comes (the) Promise (of) Allah. Indeed, Allah (will) not fail (in) the Promise.

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