رحيم

See also: رحیم

ArabicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the root ر ح م(r-ḥ-m).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

رَحِيم (raḥīm) (feminine رَحِيمَة(raḥīma), masculine plural رَحِيمُون(raḥīmūn) or رُحَمَاء(ruḥamāʾ), feminine plural رَحِيمَات(raḥīmāt), elative أَرْحَم(ʾarḥam))

  1. merciful [+ بِـ(object) = to]
    • 609–632 CE, Qur'an, 5:98:
      اِعْلَمُوا أَنَّ اللَّهَ شَدِيدُ الْعِقَابِ وَأَنَّ اللَّهَ غَفُورٌ رَحِيمٌ‎‎
      iʿlamū ʾanna l-laha šadīdu l-ʿiqābi waʾanna l-laha ḡafūrun raḥīmun
      Know that Allah is severe in punishment and that Allah is forgiving and merciful
  2. compassionate
  3. beneficent
  4. related by blood
  5. sincere in friendship

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