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Verse (27:93), Word 3 - Quranic Grammar


The third word of verse (27:93) is divided into 2 morphological segments. A preposition and proper noun. The prefixed preposition lām is usually translated as "for". The proper noun is in the genitive case (مجرور). The proper noun's triliteral root is hamza lām hā (أ ل ه). Together the segments form a preposition phrase known as jār wa majrūr (جار ومجرور).

Chapter (27) sūrat l-naml (The Ants)

to Allah,
P – prefixed preposition lām
PN – genitive proper noun → Allah
جار ومجرور

Verse (27:93)

The analysis above refers to the 93rd verse of chapter 27 (sūrat l-naml):

Sahih International: And say, "[All] praise is [due] to Allah. He will show you His signs, and you will recognize them. And your Lord is not unaware of what you do."

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