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Verse (2:22), Word 6 - Quranic Grammar


The sixth word of verse (2:22) is divided into 2 morphological segments. A conjunction and noun. The prefixed conjunction wa is usually translated as "and". The noun is feminine and is in the accusative case (منصوب). The noun's triliteral root is sīn mīm wāw (س م و).

Chapter (2) sūrat l-baqarah (The Cow)

and the sky
CONJ – prefixed conjunction wa (and)
N – accusative feminine noun
الواو عاطفة
اسم منصوب

Verse (2:22)

The analysis above refers to the 22nd verse of chapter 2 (sūrat l-baqarah):

Sahih International: [He] who made for you the earth a bed [spread out] and the sky a ceiling and sent down from the sky, rain and brought forth thereby fruits as provision for you. So do not attribute to Allah equals while you know [that there is nothing similar to Him].

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