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Verse (12:51), Word 13 - Quranic Grammar


The thirteenth word of verse (12:51) is divided into 2 morphological segments. A verb and subject pronoun. The perfect verb (فعل ماض) is first person plural. The verb's triliteral root is ʿayn lām mīm (ع ل م). The suffix (نا) is an attached subject pronoun.

Chapter (12) sūrat yūsuf (Joseph)

we know
V – 1st person plural perfect verb
PRON – subject pronoun
فعل ماض و«نا» ضمير متصل في محل رفع فاعل

Verse (12:51)

The analysis above refers to the 51st verse of chapter 12 (sūrat yūsuf):

Sahih International: Said [the king to the women], "What was your condition when you sought to seduce Joseph?" They said, "Perfect is Allah ! We know about him no evil." The wife of al-'Azeez said, "Now the truth has become evident. It was I who sought to seduce him, and indeed, he is of the truthful.

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