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They deliver (the child) according to you means and let each of you accept the advice of the other' pl. you disagree among one another one who has capacity -66 4 im. you make room, sit comfortably 7 8 and a life 6 4 6 2 5 fg. those having pregnancy splitting, bursting showing they oppose / contend pv. be humbled to dust / abased recorded it, kept account of it 4 21 1 5 ap. : ٌْ ِ ) 4 timber, wood 4 fg. pp. : ٌ ْ ِ ) 7 they breakup / disperse they ruin / demolish 9 let not distract you 2 2 im. pl.

Roasting -56 ap. fg. inevitable event fg. abasing, bringing low cloud pl. you kindle / strikeout fire for travelers, dwellers 73 in wilderness 3/4 -THREE QUARTERS OF JUZ - 3/4 9 20 to drink like thirsty camels pl. : pp. outspreading shadow 35 24 the insolent one, rash, boastful brought forward (by suitable turns) boats, ships 5 will perish nails, palm-fibers one who receives admonition, or remembers We have made it easy dl. they get / join together dl. they can/do not transgress / pass / mix and coral stones, gems to crumble and scatter 26 continuous, constant deterrent to check (them from evil) spread abroad locusts and was repulsed, driven out poured out abundantly smokeless flame === 1/2 === HALF JUZ -54 21 -53 when it emitted 61 4 40 and he hardened, stopped, grudged and made (others) weep will you doubt we will diminish them 37 pl.

Rolled up 69 fg. shone 71 are driven / led 71 troops, throngs, groups 71 its warder, keeper 73 you have well done English companions, comrades im. pl. babble, drown the hearing never get tired pl. surrounding / encircling / thronging around == 1/4 === QUARTER JUZ ‫ === ر‬1/4 == 75 -40 3 10 15 18 32 37 one (who is) all bountiful Allah's aversion day of Mutual Meeting the day that is drwaing near day of mutual calling / summoning in ruin, loss === 1/2 === HALF JUZ === 1/2 === 44 I entrust / confide 58 and not those who do evil 71 chains 71 72 pv.

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