Root: د ر ر

Words from this Root in the Grand Qur’ān:

a) Total occurrences: 4 

b) No of constructions: 2 Nouns

Ibn Faris [died 1005] stated:

(مقاييس اللغة)

الدال والراء في المضاعف يدلُّ على أصلين: أحدهما تولُّد شيء عن شيء، والثاني اضطرابٌ في شيء.فالأوّل الدَّرُّ دَرُّ اللَّبَن

والدُّرُّ: كبار اللُّؤلؤ، سمِّي بذلك لاضطرابٍ يُرَى فيه لصفائه، كأنّه ماءٌ يضطرب

That it signifies firstly generation, resulting a thing from anther thing; and secondly excitement, uneasiness, wavering, quiver, in a thing; thus denotes lactation.

And it denotes pearl, large pearl; it is so named for reason of shimmering that is seen in it because of its clarity, clearness seeming if it was wavering water.

Lane Lexicon:  It (milk) was, or became, copious, or abundant, and flowed, or streamed; it flowed, or streamed, copiously, or abundantly;

 دَرِّىٌّ  A shining, or brightly-shining, star:  or a star that shines, glistens, or gleams, very brightly: called دُرِّىٌّ in relation to دُرّ [i. e. pearls, or large pearls], because of its whiteness  and clearness, and beauty:

Classical Lexicon

Ibn Faris has so beautifully described the reason why this Root is used to describe a Pearl. Luster describes the beauty we see as light travels through the nacre of the pearl. It is the nacre that causes light to refract from the pearl's layers, giving each pearl its unique milky appearance.

اردو میں دریتیم ، در یکتا کے معنی قیمتی موتی ہیں  وہ موتی کا بڑا دانہ جو سیپی کے اندر سے اکیلا ہی نکلے۔

Lactation occurs at the moment it is needed at the birth of offspring and is in abundance. Thereby, with reference to rain a timely rain in abundance is a blessing.

  • Have they not yet seen many of civilizations Our Majesty had annihilated who were before them in human history?

  • Their characteristic feature was that We had firmly established them in the Earth such as We have not settled for you.

  • And Our Majesty sent upon them the Sky: rain, timely and abundantly —

  • And placed streams flowing beneath/side-by them.

  • Sequel to their sins, We annihilated them;

  • And Our Majesty let flourish after them new civilizations. [6:06]

  • And O my nation! sincerely seek forgiveness from your Sustainer Lord; afterwards turn to Him perfecting sincerity and conduct.

  • He the Exalted would send upon you rain, timely and abundantly —

  • And will strengthen you in strength over and above your present strength; and you people should not turn away as criminals. [11:52]

  • Allah the Exalted is the Creator of the Visible light of the Skies and of the Earth —

  • The comparative of the Visible Light, created by Him the Exalted, for portrayal: There is socket-like place; An instrument that shows-illuminates the day-break is embedded therein —

  • The peculiar characteristic of the illuminating instrument is that it is located within an arched transparent object [may be like cornea] —

  • The arched transparent object is like as if it were a planet characteristically shining like pearl —

  • It is rendered glistening by a segment of perpetuated/ever green tree, an olive, characterized by neither association/orientation with east nor with west —

  • Her oil is almost near radiating heat and light though fire has not yet touched it —

  • Visible Light is banded-arrayed upon visible light [Spectrum of visible light].

  • -- Allah the Exalted guides for attaining His Visible Light (Grand Qur’ān) about whomever He so decides--.

  • And Allah the Exalted strikes examples-similitude-equations-contrast for the benefit of people.

  • Be mindful; Allah the Exalted is eternally the Knower of each and all that exists. [24:35]

  • He the Exalted would send upon you rain, timely and abundantly — [71:11]



Noun: [of association with Ya] Indefinite; Singular; Masculine; nominative.  (1)24:35=1   

                                                اسم :مرفوع-واحد مذكر

shimmering star, glittering, shining

Hyperbolic Noun/Intensive Adjective/ participle: Indefinite; masculine; Singular; accusative. (1)6:06(2)11:52(3)71:11=3  

                                  اسم المبالغة-منصوب-واحد-مذكر