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Verse (106:1), Word 1 - Quranic Grammar


The first word of verse (106:1) is divided into 2 morphological segments. A preposition and verbal noun. The prefixed preposition lām is usually translated as "for". The form IV verbal noun is masculine and is in the genitive case (مجرور). The verbal noun's triliteral root is hamza lām fā (أ ل ف). Together the segments form a preposition phrase known as jār wa majrūr (جار ومجرور).

Chapter (106) sūrat quraysh

For (the) familiarity
P – prefixed preposition lām
N – genitive masculine (form IV) verbal noun
جار ومجرور

Verse (106:1)

The analysis above refers to the first verse of chapter 106 (sūrat quraysh):

Sahih International: For the accustomed security of the Quraysh -

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