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Verse (39:9), Word 7 - Quranic Grammar


The seventh word of verse (39:9) is divided into 2 morphological segments. A conjunction and active participle. The prefixed conjunction wa is usually translated as "and". The indefinite active participle is masculine and is in the accusative case (منصوب). The active participle's triliteral root is qāf wāw mīm (ق و م).

Chapter (39) sūrat l-zumar (The Groups)

and standing,
CONJ – prefixed conjunction wa (and)
N – accusative masculine indefinite active participle
الواو عاطفة
اسم منصوب

Verse (39:9)

The analysis above refers to the ninth verse of chapter 39 (sūrat l-zumar):

Sahih International: Is one who is devoutly obedient during periods of the night, prostrating and standing [in prayer], fearing the Hereafter and hoping for the mercy of his Lord, [like one who does not]? Say, "Are those who know equal to those who do not know?" Only they will remember [who are] people of understanding.

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