sura (plural suras)

  1. Any of the 114 chapters of the Qur'an.
    • 1985, Kristina Nelson, The Art of Reciting the Qurʾan, Cairo, Egypt: American University in Cairo Press (2001), ISBN 9774245946, chapter 2: “Tajwīd”, page 25 ↗:
      Most of these essentially uninflected syllables (CV̄C) are names of the letters of the alphabet and introduce some of the suwar of the Qurʾanic text.
Translations Noun

sura (uncountable)

  1. The sap of the palmyra or of the coconut palm.

Proper noun
  1. Surname

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