• Ejtaal Arabic Almanac: Lane's Lexicon, Hans Wehr, Lisan al-Arab and others
  • Perseus: Lane's Lexicon (in text format)
The root kal~aA (ك ل ا) occurs 33 times in Quran, in 1 derived forms:
  • 33 times as aversion particle kla



Nay! We shall record what he says, and We shall lengthen the length of his suffering [in the hereafter],
But nay! [On Judgment Day] these [very objects of adoration] will disavow the worship that was paid to them, and will turn against those [who had worshipped them]!
so that I might act righteously in whatever I have failed [aforetime]!''* Nay, it is indeed but a [meaningless] word that he utters: for behind those [who leave the world] there is a barrier [of death] until the Day when all will be raised from the dead!
Said He: “Not so, indeed! Go forth, then, both of you, with Our messages: verify, We shall be with you, listening [to your call]!
He replied: Nay indeed! My Sustainer is with me, [and] He will guide me!"
Say: “Point out to me those [beings] that you have joined with Him [in your minds] as partners [in His divinity]! Nay - nay, but He [alone] is God, the Almighty, the Wise!"
But nay! Verily, all [that awaits him] is a raging flame,
Never! For, behold, We have created them out of something that they know [only too well]!*
Nay, verily, it is against Our messages that he knowingly, stubbornly sets himself*
NAY, but consider the moon!*
Nay, but they do not [believe in and, hence, do not] fear the life to come.
Nay, verily, this is an admonition –
But nay: no refuge [for thee, O man]!
NAY, but [most of] you love this fleeting life,
NAY, but when [the last breath] comes up to the throat [of a dying man],
Nay, but in time they will come to understand [it]!
And once again:* Nay, but in time they will come to understand!
NAY, VERILY, these [messages] are but a reminder:*
Nay, but [man] has never yet fulfilled what He has enjoined upon him!*
Nay, [O men,] but you [are lured away from God whenever you are tempted to] give the lie to [God's] Judgment!*
NAY, VERILY, the record of the wicked is indeed [set down] in a mode inescapable!*
Nay, but their hearts are corroded by all [the evil] that they were wont to do!*
Nay, verily, from [the grace of] their Sustainer shall they on that Day be debarred;
NAY, VERILY - the record of the truly virtuous is [set down] in a mode most lofty!*
But nay, nay, [O men, consider all that you do and fail to do:] you are not generous towards the orphan,
Nay, but [how will you fare on Judgment Day,] when the earth is crushed with crushing upon crushing,
Nay, verily, man becomes grossly overweening
Nay, if he desist not, We shall most surely drag him down upon his forehead*
Nay, pay thou no heed to him, but prostrate thyself [before God] and draw close [unto Him]!
Nay, in time you will come to understand!
And once again:* Nay, in time you will come to understand!
Nay, if you could but understand [it] with an understanding [born] of certainty,
Nay, but [in the life to come such as] he shall indeed be abandoned to crushing torment!*