• Ejtaal Arabic Almanac: Lane's Lexicon, Hans Wehr, Lisan al-Arab and others
  • Perseus: Lane's Lexicon (in text format)
The root gsq (غ س ق) occurs 4 times in Quran, in 3 derived forms:
  • 1 times as active noun ğasq
  • 1 times as noun ğsq
  • 2 times as noun ğsaq



"and from the evil of the black darkness whenever it descends,*
BE CONSTANT in [thy] prayer from the time when the sun has passed its zenith till the darkness of night, and [be ever mindful of its] recitation at dawn:* for, behold, the recitation [of prayer] at dawn is indeed witnessed [by all that is holy].*
This, [then, for them -] so let them taste it: burning despair and ice-cold darkness


only burning despair and ice-cold darkness:*