ظالم

ArabicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the root ظ ل م(ẓ-l-m).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

ظَالِم (ẓālim) (masculine plural ظَالِمُونَ(ẓālimūna) or ظُلَّام(ẓullām) or ظَلَمَة(ẓalama), feminine plural ظَالِمَات(ẓālimāt))

  1. active participle of ظَلَمَ(ẓalama)
    1. unjust; tyrannical, oppressing, iniquitous
      • 609–632 C.E., Qur'an, 18:35:
        وَدَخَلَ جَنَّتَهُ وَهُوَ ظَالِمٌ لِّنَفْسِهِ قَالَ مَا أَظُنُّ أَن تَبِيدَ هَٰذِهِ أَبَدًا
        wadaḵala jannatahu wahuwa ẓālimun llinafsihi qāla mā ʾaẓunnu ʾan tabīda hāḏihi ʾabadan
        And he entered his garden while he was unjust to himself. He said, "I do not think that this will perish - ever.
    Synonym: غَاشِم(ḡāšim)

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