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Verse (30:23), Word 13 - Quranic Grammar


The thirteenth word of verse (30:23) 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 (30) sūrat l-rūm (The Romans)

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

Verse (30:23)

The analysis above refers to the 23rd verse of chapter 30 (sūrat l-rūm):

Sahih International: And of His signs is your sleep by night and day and your seeking of His bounty. Indeed in that are signs for a people who listen.

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