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Verse (106:3), Word 1 - Quranic Grammar


The first word of verse (106:3) is divided into 4 morphological segments. A conjunction, imperative particle, verb and subject pronoun. The prefixed conjunction fa is usually translated as "and". The prefixed particle lām is usually translated as "let" and is used to form an imperative construction. The imperfect verb (فعل مضارع) is third person masculine plural and is in the jussive mood (مجزوم). The verb's triliteral root is ʿayn bā dāl (ع ب د). The suffix (الواو) is an attached subject pronoun.

Chapter (106) sūrat quraysh

So let them worship
CONJ – prefixed conjunction fa (and)
IMPV – prefixed imperative particle lām
V – 3rd person masculine plural imperfect verb, jussive mood
PRON – subject pronoun
الفاء عاطفة
اللام لام الامر
فعل مضارع مجزوم والواو ضمير متصل في محل رفع فاعل

Verse (106:3)

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

Sahih International: Let them worship the Lord of this House,

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