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Verse (3:16), Word 4 - Quranic Grammar


The fourth word of verse (3:16) is divided into 2 morphological segments. An accusative particle and object pronoun. The accusative particle belongs to a special group of words known as inna and her sisters (ان واخواتها). The attached object pronoun is first person plural.

Chapter (3) sūrat āl ʿim'rān (The Family of Imrān)

Indeed, we
ACC – accusative particle
PRON – 1st person plural object pronoun
حرف نصب و«نا» ضمير متصل في محل نصب اسم «ان»

Verse (3:16)

The analysis above refers to the sixteenth verse of chapter 3 (sūrat āl ʿim'rān):

Sahih International: Those who say, "Our Lord, indeed we have believed, so forgive us our sins and protect us from the punishment of the Fire,"

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