Root: ن ش ط

Words from this Root in the Grand Qur’ān:

a) Total occurrences: 2 

b) No of constructions: 2 Noun

Ibn Faris [died 1005] stated:

(مقاييس اللغة)

النون والشين والطاء: أصلٌ صحيح يدلُّ على اهتزازٍ وحركة. منه النّشاط معروفٌ وهو لما فيه من الحركة والاهتزاز والتَّفتُّح.

That it leads to the perception of shake, oscillation; and النّشاط vitality, vigor, liveliness , fu;; swing is well known and it is when movement, sport and oscillation and blooming, florescence.

The basic perception infolded in the Root is to become excited and get in motion/movement/oscillation. When anything-atom gets excited and are in motion, it in fact breaks away the tie-bondage with other atoms/cells/things. Therefore, it is used for breaking away the knot-tie-bonding and for moving of [excited] animal from one area to another area.

Lane Lexicon

اردو میں ہم اصل نشاط مستعمل ہے۔

خوشی، انبساط، خرمی، شادمانی، آنند، فرحت، شادی، خرسندی، کسی کے ساتھ لطف اٹھانا، حظ، مزا، عیش، طرب، بشاشت۔

  • And these-[feminine active participles]-winds are movers from place to place, in the manner of excited and getting in motion by breaking away from the bonds-ties [79:02]


1 Active Participle: definite; plural; Feminine; genitive. (1)79:02

                                                                                                    اسم فاعل:معرفہ باللام-مجرور-جمع سالم مؤنث

2 Verbal Noun: indefinite; accusative; [مفعول مطلق] cognate adverb (1)79:02