- Ejtaal Arabic Almanac: Lane's Lexicon, Hans Wehr, Lisan al-Arab and others
- Perseus: Lane's Lexicon (in text format)
- 1 times as form IV verbal noun aASar
- 1 times as noun ASr
- 1 times as form IV active noun mASrat
- 2 times as verb yASr
Would any of you like to have a garden of date-palms and vines, through which running waters flow, and have all manner of fruit therein - and then be overtaken by old age, with only weak children to [look after] him-and then [see] it smitten by a fiery whirlwind and utterly scorched? In this way God makes clear His messages unto you, so that you might take thought.
aywd aHdkm an tkwn lh jnẗ mn nKyl waAnab tjry mn tHtha alanhar lh fyha mn kl alśmrat waSabh alkbr wlh źryẗ DAfaa faSabha aASar fyh nar faHtrqt kźalk ybyn allh lkm alaayat lAlkm ttfkrwn
CONSIDER the flight of time!*
And from the wind-driven clouds We send down waters pouring in abundance,
NOW two young men happened to go to prison at the same time as Joseph.* One of them said: "Behold, I saw myself [in a dream] pressing wine." And the other said: "Behold, I saw myself [in a dream] carrying bread on my head, and birds were eating thereof." [And both entreated Joseph:] "Let us know the real meaning of this! Verily, we see that thou art one of those who know well [how to interpret dreams].*
wdKl mAh alsjn ftyan qal aHdhma any aryany aASr Kmra wqal alaaKr any aryany aHml fwq rasy Kbza takl alTyr mnh nbana btawylh ana nryak mn almHsnyn
And after that there will come a year in which the people will be delivered from all distress,* and in which they will press [oil and wine as before]."