- before, previously, in the past, afore.
- And [ We destroyed ] the people of Noah before; indeed, they were a people defiantly disobedient. <> Da mutãnen Nũhu a gabãnin haka, lalle sun kasance waɗansu irin mutãne ne fasiƙai. = Da mutanen Nuhu a gabanin haka; su ma mugayen mutane ne. --Qur'an 51:46
- See also gabani