Beginning is with Allah's personal name Ar'Reh'maan Who is The Fountain of Infinite Mercy.







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Root: ب ل س  

Words from this Root in the Grand Qur'aan:

a) Total occurrences: 5  [11 times Proper name=16]

b) No of constructions: 7

Nouns: 6 Recurrence: 15 (11 Proper Noun) Verb: 1 Form-IV]

Ibn Faris [died 1005] stated:

(مقاييس اللغة)

الباء واللام والسين أصلٌ واحد، وما بَعْدَه فلا معوَّلَ عليه.فالأصلُ اليَأْسُ،

That its basic meaning is that of despair, desperation, despondence; disappointed.

Lane's Lexicons: He despaired, or gave up hope,  مِنْ رَحْمَةِ اللّٰهِ of the mercy of God. - He became broken [in spirit], and mournful. - He was, or became, silent,  returning no reply, or answer, by reason of grief,  or of despair.  He was, or became, confounded or perplexed, and unable to see his right course.


  • Consequently when they had forgotten that with which they were reminded; We opened doors of affluence upon them;

  • It continued until when they felt elated with what progress was given to them; We seized them all of a sudden.

  • Thereat, they were suddenly a people plunged in despair. [6:44]

  • And that they were earlier certainly disappointed before that water was sent upon them. [30:49]

Semantic domain: Emotion - Feeling

Sub domain: Despair - Disappointment

Related Root:

ى ء س

Root: ق ن ط


Root: ف ر ح


Proper Noun;  masculine; accusative/genitive; diptote. (1)2:34(2)7:11(3)15:31 (4)17:61(5)18:50(6)20:116(7)26:96(8)38:74=8                                               اسم علم:مذكر-مجرور/منصوب


Proper Noun; masculine; nominative. (1)34:20=1                        اسم علم:مذكر-مرفوع


Prefixed Vocative Particle + Proper Noun; singular; masculine; nominative. (1)15:32(2)38:75=2                                                              أداة نداء +  اسم علم:مذكر-مرفوع


Prefixed Emphatic Particle + Active Participle: Definite; Sound plural; Masculine; accusative; (1)30:49=1             لام التوكيد-المزحلقة +  اسم فاعل: منصوب-جمع سالم مذكر


Active Participle: Indefinite; sound plural; masculine; nominative; (1) 6:44=1                                                                                                          اسم فاعل: مرفوع -جمع سالم مذكر


Active Participle: Indefinite; sound plural; masculine; nominative; (1)23:77 (2)43:75=2                                                                                                   اسم فاعل: مرفوع -جمع سالم مذكر


Verb Form-IV


Verb: Imperfect; third person; singular; masculine; Mood: Indicative; Subject pronoun hidden; [Form-IV];  مصدر-إبْلَاسٌ Verbal noun (1)30:12=1

                                                                          فعل مضارع مرفوع بالضمة--صيغة: واحد مذكرغائب/باب افعال


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