Origin of Koran
Examples from the Web for koran
The virgin birth is mentioned in the...what...gasp...Koran?!
There is no equivalent to the Ten Commandments in the Koran.Republican Thinks Obama’s Mental Illness Caused Border Crisis|Gideon Resnick|July 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But some people took it as if I had spat on the Koran or something.The Prodigious Roddy Doyle Is the Celtic Tiger of Irish Literature|Allen Barra|March 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He agreed that New Jersey Transit could fire an employee for burning the Koran!A Thinner Chris Christie Still Faces Big Political Challenges|Robert Shrum|May 10, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Hindus,” it read, “are the deadliest enemies of our Koran and our Prophet.Why Pakistan's Mohammed Ali Jinnah Was No Nelson Mandela|Kapil Komireddi|April 7, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The upper was blue silk with large deeper coloured stripes; it was worked over with texts from the Koran.Jerusalem Explored, Volume I--Text|Ermete Pierotti
They also fulfil along with the cadis the duties of interpreters of the law, and preceptors of the Koran.Travels in the Steppes of the Caspian Sea, the Crimea, the Caucasus, &c.|Xavier Hommaire de Hell
Oh, he said, he could not read,—he did not know what might be in the Koran.Letters from Palestine|J. D. Paxton
In the cupola are inscribed the following words from the Koran: "God is the light of the heavens and the earth."Biography and Family Record of Lorenzo Snow|Eliza R. Snow Smith
The mullah stood over the baby and read out of this Koran in a loud, sing-song voice.Our Little Persian Cousin|E. Cutler Shedd
Word Origin for Koran
1610s, from Arabic qur'an "a reading, recitation, book," from root of quara-a "he read, recited." Related: Koranic.