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Verse (10:105), Word 4 - Quranic Grammar


The fourth word of verse (10:105) is divided into 2 morphological segments. A preposition and noun. The prefixed preposition lām is usually translated as "for". The noun is masculine and is in the genitive case (مجرور). The noun's triliteral root is dāl yā nūn (د ي ن). Together the segments form a preposition phrase known as jār wa majrūr (جار ومجرور).

Chapter (10) sūrat yūnus (Jonah)

to the religion
P – prefixed preposition lām
N – genitive masculine noun
جار ومجرور

Verse (10:105)

The analysis above refers to the 105th verse of chapter 10 (sūrat yūnus):

Sahih International: And [commanded], 'Direct your face toward the religion, inclining to truth, and never be of those who associate others with Allah ;

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