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Verse (11:72), Word 8 - Quranic Grammar


The eighth word of verse (11:72) is an indefinite masculine singular adjective and is in the accusative case (منصوب). The adjective's triliteral root is shīn yā khā (ش ي خ).

Chapter (11) sūrat hūd (Hud)

(is) an old man?
ADJ – accusative masculine singular indefinite adjective صفة منصوبة

Verse (11:72)

The analysis above refers to the 72nd verse of chapter 11 (sūrat hūd):

Sahih International: She said, "Woe to me! Shall I give birth while I am an old woman and this, my husband, is an old man? Indeed, this is an amazing thing!"

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