Root: ح ظ ظ

Words from this Root in the Grand Qur'aan:

a) Total occurrences: 7 

b) No of constructions: 3 All Nouns

Ibn Faris [died 1005] stated:

(مقاييس اللغة)

الحاء والظاء أصل واحد، وهو النَّصيب والْجَدّ. يقال فلان أحظُّ من فلانٍ، وهو محظُوظٌ

That it signifies allocation, quota, allowance, fortune; and bestow upon, confer upon considerably; thereby it is said so and so gained fortune from so and so and he is happy, fortunate, lucky.


Lane Lexicon: He was, or became, fortunate, or possessed of good fortune, (S, K,) فِى الأَمْرِ in the affair;  حظ Fortune; or particularly good fortune; syn. جَدٌّ (S, Nh, Msb, K) and بَخْتٌ: (Nh:) and a share, portion, or lot: (S, Msb, K:) or particularly a share, portion, or lot, of something good or excellent:


allocation, a share, luck, fortune

Classical Lexicons:

  • And O you the Messenger [Sal'lallaa'hoalaih'wa'salam] let not those be a cause of grief for you who advance in stubbornness in disbelief.

  • Indeed not the least harm they will ever cause for Allah the Exalted [in fact are harming their selves].

  • Allah the Exalted decides for reason of their proven crimes that not to appoint in the beneficence of the Hereafter as share for them

  • Be mindful, a grave torment is in wait-prepared for them. [3:176]



Noun: Definite; masculine; singular; genitive. (1)4:11(2)4:176=2  اسم:معرفہ مجرور-واحد مذكر


Noun: Indefinite; masculine; singular; genitive.(1)28:79(2)41:35=2 اسم: مجرور-واحد مذكر


Noun: Indefinite; masculine; singular; accusative (1)3:176(2))5:13(3)5:14=3

              اسم: منصوب-واحد مذكر