The second word of verse (16:16) is divided into 3 morphological segments. A conjunction, preposition and noun. The prefixed conjunction wa is usually translated as "and". The prefixed preposition bi is usually translated as "with" or "by". The noun is masculine and is in the genitive case (مجرور). The noun's triliteral root is nūn jīm mīm (ن ج م). Together the segments form a preposition phrase known as jār wa majrūr (جار ومجرور).
The analysis above refers to the sixteenth
verse of chapter 16 (sūrat
Sahih International: And landmarks. And by the stars they are [also] guided.
Mazhar A. Nurani
27th November, 2009
Singular, definite. "With one particular/the Star"
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