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ح ن ك
General Root Meaning
To put a bit or bridle upon (a horse), put a rope in the mouth of a horse to lead him with, bring into subjection, destroy, bring under one's authority, fasten, take the whole of ones property, gain mastery over a thing, turn someone back or away from an affair, overturn, sweep away, cause to perish, firm or sound in judgement due to experience or age, understand and know a thing thoroughly, eat/devour/consume/chew.
   la-aḥtanikanna   (1)

He said, "Do You see this whom You have honored, above me? If You give me respite till (the) Day (of) the Resurrection, I will surely destroy his offspring except a few."

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