[kuh-rahn, -ran, kaw-, koh-] /kəˈrɑn, -ˈræn, kɔ-, koʊ-/
the sacred text of Islam, divided into 114 chapters, or suras: revered as the word of God, dictated to Muhammad by the archangel Gabriel, and accepted as the foundation of Islamic law, religion, culture, and politics.
the sacred book of Islam, believed by Muslims to be the infallible word of God dictated to Mohammed through the medium of the angel Gabriel Also Qur’an
1610s, from Arabic qur’an “a reading, recitation, book,” from root of quara-a “he read, recited.” Related: Koranic.
Koran [(kuh-ran, kuh-rahn)]
The sacred book of Islam. Muslims believe that the teachings of the Koran were revealed by God to the prophet Muhammad.
/ˈkɒrɑːriː/ noun (pl) korari 1. a native New Zealand flax plant, Phormium tenax Also called claddie
- Korat cat
/ˈkɔːræt/ noun 1. a rare type of cat originating in Thailand that has a blue-grey coat and, in the adult, brilliant green eyes
[kawr-buh n; Sephardic Hebrew kawr-bahn; Ashkenazic Hebrew kawr-buh n] /ˈkɔr bən; Sephardic Hebrew kɔrˈbɑn; Ashkenazic Hebrew ˈkɔr bən/ noun 1. . [kawr-buh n; Sephardic Hebrew kawr-bahn; Ashkenazic Hebrew kawr-buh n] /ˈkɔr bən; Sephardic Hebrew kɔrˈbɑn; Ashkenazic Hebrew ˈkɔr bən/ noun 1. a sacrifice or offering made to God, especially among the ancient Hebrews in fulfillment […]
[kawr-buh t] /ˈkɔr bət/ noun 1. Olga, born 1955, Russian gymnast. /Russian ˈkɔrbʊt/ noun 1. Olga (ˈɔljɡə). born 1955, Soviet gymnast: noted for her highly individualistic style, which greatly increased the popularity of the sport, esp following her performance in the 1972 Olympic Games