to peel off, to bare; ship, ark, boat. Of this root, only سَفينةsafınatun occurs four times in the Qur’an.
Cite this page
Badawi, Elsaid M. and
Abdel Haleem, Muhammad,
“س/ف/ن s–f–n”, in:
Dictionary of Qurʾanic Usage, Edited by: Elsaid M. Badawi, Muhammad Abdel Haleem.
Consulted online on 20 July 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1875-3922_dqu_SIM_000825>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004149489, 20101119