27 October 2013

Finding The Surah Number and Ayat Number for a Qur'anic Word

Sometimes you hear a Qur'anic Word but don't know the exact Surah number and Ayat number for it. And once you know the Surah number and Ayat number, you can use the 4 earlier posts Identifying the Root for an Arabic Word 1, 2, 3 and 4 to get the root for it. And after you get the root you can study dictionaries and Arabic research tools quickly.

1. To type the Arabic word and copy and paste it, see earlier posts Typing Arabic with English Keyboard 1 and 2. I have typed with harkaat and without harkaat. You can do any of the 2. See below screenshot


2. After typing the Arabic word and copying it, go to http://tanzil.net/

3. In its search box paste the word, and then press search button, the magnifying glass symbol is made on it. After searching you get the results, to know the Surah number and Ayat number of each of the results simply move the mouse cursor over them and a box will appear containing Surah number and Ayat number.


4. Once you get Surah number and Ayat number, use any of the 4 methods Identifying the Root for an Arabic Word 1, 2, 3 and 4 , to get the root.

5. Once you get the root, you can study any good dictionary or research tool in detail.