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See also: مکہ‎, مکھ, and مکه

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مَكَّة (makkaf

  1. Mecca
    مَكَّةُ الْمُكَرَّمَة‎ ― makkatu l-mukarramaMecca
    • 609–632 CE, Qur'an, 48:24:
      وَهُوَ ٱلَّذِي كَفَّ أَيْدِيَهُمْ عَنكُمْ وَأَيْدِيَكُمْ عَنْهُم بِبَطْنِ مَكَّةَ مِنۢ بَعْدِ أَنْ أَظْفَرَكُمْ عَلَيْهِمْ ۚ وَكَانَ ٱللَّهُ بِمَا تَعْمَلُونَ بَصِيرًا
      wahuwa llaḏī kaffa ʾaydiyahum ʿankum waʾaydiyakum ʿanhum bibaṭni makkata mim baʿdi ʾan ʾaẓfarakum ʿalayhim wakāna l-lāhu bimā taʿmalūna baṣīran
      And it is He who withheld their hands from you and your hands from them within [the area of] Makkah after He caused you to overcome them. And ever is Allah of what you do, Seeing.

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ReferencesEdit

  • Wehr, Hans (1979), “مكة”, in J. Milton Cowan, editor, A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, 4th edition, Ithaca, NY: Spoken Language Services, →ISBN