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Verse (12:88), Word 16 - Quranic Grammar


The sixteenth word of verse (12:88) is divided into 2 morphological segments. A conjunction and verb. The prefixed conjunction wa is usually translated as "and". The form V imperative verb (فعل أمر) is second person masculine singular. The verb's triliteral root is ṣād dāl qāf (ص د ق).

Chapter (12) sūrat yūsuf (Joseph)

and be charitable
CONJ – prefixed conjunction wa (and)
V – 2nd person masculine singular (form V) imperative verb
الواو عاطفة
فعل أمر

Verse (12:88)

The analysis above refers to the 88th verse of chapter 12 (sūrat yūsuf):

Sahih International: So when they entered upon Joseph, they said, "O 'Azeez, adversity has touched us and our family, and we have come with goods poor in quality, but give us full measure and be charitable to us. Indeed, Allah rewards the charitable."

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