• Ejtaal Arabic Almanac: Lane's Lexicon, Hans Wehr, Lisan al-Arab and others
  • Perseus: Lane's Lexicon (in text format)
The root ETw (ع ط و) occurs 14 times in Quran, in 3 derived forms:
  • 1 times as verb tAaTya
  • 5 times as noun ATaa
  • 8 times as form IV verb aATya



But they summoned their [boldest] companion, and he ventured [upon the evil deed], and cruelly slaughtered [the animal]:*
But as for those who [by virtue of their past deeds] will have been blest with happiness, [they shall live] in paradise, therein to abide as long as the heavens and the earth endure -unless thy Sustainer wills it otherwise* -as a gift unceasing.
All [of them] -these as well as those -do We freely endow with some of thy Sustainer's gifts, since thy Sustainer's giving is never confined [to one kind of man].
[And We told him:] “This is Our gift, for thee to bestow freely on others, or to withhold, without [having to render] account!"
[All this will be] a reward from thy Sustainer, a gift in accordance with [His Own] reckoning* –
[And] fight against those who - despite having been vouchsafed revelation [aforetime]* -do not [truly] believe either in God or the Last Day, and do not consider forbidden that which God and His Apostle have forbidden,* and do not follow the religion of truth [which God has enjoined upon them]* till they [agree to] pay the exemption tax with a willing hand, after having been humbled [in war].*
And among them are such as find fault with thee [O Prophet] concerning [the distribution of] the offerings given for the sake of God:* if they are given something thereof, they are well-pleased; but if they are not given anything thereof, lo! they are consumed with anger.
He replied: "Our Sustainer is He who gives unto every thing [that exists] its true nature and form. and thereupon guides it [towards its fulfilment].*
and gives so little [of himself for the good of his soul], and so grudgingly?*
Thus, as for him who gives [to others] and is conscious of God,
And, indeed, in time will thy Sustainer grant thee [what thy heart desires], and thou shalt be well-pleased.
BEHOLD, We have bestowed upon thee good in abundance:*