Origin of surah1
Origin of sura
Examples from the Web for surah
Historical Examples of surah
In Surah xiv., a grievous punishment is prepared for the unjust.
So in the sixth surah, he writes: We (as if identifying himself with God) will not impose a task on any soul beyond its ability.
The greatest luxury to which she treated herself now and again was a taffetas or surah silk.Bijou
Surah—A twilled silk similar to serge; first made in Surat, India.Textiles and Clothing
Kate Heintz Watson
In this event it may be set into a scarf or drapery of China or Surah silk with charming results.The Art of Modern Lace Making
The Butterick Publishing Co.
Word Origin for surah
Word Origin for sura
"chapter of the Quran," 1610s, from Arabic surah, literally "step, degree."