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Verse (29:35), Word 6 - Quranic Grammar


The sixth word of verse (29:35) is divided into 2 morphological segments. A preposition and noun. The prefixed preposition lām is usually translated as "for". The indefinite noun is masculine and is in the genitive case (مجرور). The noun's triliteral root is qāf wāw mīm (ق و م). Together the segments form a preposition phrase known as jār wa majrūr (جار ومجرور).

Chapter (29) sūrat l-ʿankabūt (The Spider)

for a people
P – prefixed preposition lām
N – genitive masculine indefinite noun
جار ومجرور

Verse (29:35)

The analysis above refers to the 35th verse of chapter 29 (sūrat l-ʿankabūt):

Sahih International: And We have certainly left of it a sign as clear evidence for a people who use reason.

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