• Ejtaal Arabic Almanac: Lane's Lexicon, Hans Wehr, Lisan al-Arab and others
  • Perseus: Lane's Lexicon (in text format)
    • nSy
    • nSy (if it is not found in the link above)
The root nSy (ن ص ي) occurs 4 times in Quran, in 2 derived forms:
  • 1 times as noun nwaSy
  • 3 times as noun naSyẗ



All who were lost in sin shall by their marks be known, and shall by their forelocks and their feet be seized!*
Behold, I have placed my trust in God, [who is] my Sustainer as well as your Sustainer: for there is no living creature which He does not hold by its forelock.* Verily, straight is my Sustainer's way!*
Nay, if he desist not, We shall most surely drag him down upon his forehead*


the lying, rebellious forehead! –