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Verse (16:5), Word 1 - Quranic Grammar


The first word of verse (16:5) is divided into 2 morphological segments. A conjunction and noun. The prefixed conjunction wa is usually translated as "and". The noun is masculine plural and is in the accusative case (منصوب). The noun's triliteral root is nūn ʿayn mīm (ن ع م).

Chapter (16) sūrat l-naḥl (The Bees)

And the cattle,
CONJ – prefixed conjunction wa (and)
N – accusative masculine plural noun
الواو عاطفة
اسم منصوب

Verse (16:5)

The analysis above refers to the fifth verse of chapter 16 (sūrat l-naḥl):

Sahih International: And the grazing livestock He has created for you; in them is warmth and [numerous] benefits, and from them you eat.

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