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Verse (18:2), Word 7 - Quranic Grammar


The seventh word of verse (18:2) is divided into 2 morphological segments. A conjunction and verb. The prefixed conjunction wa is usually translated as "and". The form II imperfect verb (فعل مضارع) is third person masculine singular and is in the subjunctive mood (منصوب). The verb's triliteral root is bā shīn rā (ب ش ر).

Chapter (18) sūrat l-kahf (The Cave)

and give glad tidings
CONJ – prefixed conjunction wa (and)
V – 3rd person masculine singular (form II) imperfect verb, subjunctive mood
الواو عاطفة
فعل مضارع منصوب

Verse (18:2)

The analysis above refers to the second verse of chapter 18 (sūrat l-kahf):

Sahih International: [He has made it] straight, to warn of severe punishment from Him and to give good tidings to the believers who do righteous deeds that they will have a good reward

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