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Shiin-Alif-Miim
General Root Meaning
to draw ill or misfortune upon oneself, cause dismay or ill luck, to be unlucky, be struck with wretchedness and contempt, regarding as an evil omen, unprosperous, left of something (in space/direction), desiring the left, journey to Syria, occupants of low ignoble place, a mole.
shu'mun - wretchedness, contempt, calamity, unrighteousness. ashab al
mash'amah - the wretched ones, those who have lost themselves in evil and are prone to unrighteousness. Those who shall have their records given to them in their left hand.
   l-mashamati   (2)

56:9
And (the) companions (of) the left, what (are the) companions (of) the left?

56:9
And (the) companions (of) the left, what (are the) companions (of) the left?

90:19
But those who disbelieve in Our Verses, they (are the) companions (of) the left (hand).

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