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Verse (3:3), Word 9 - Quranic Grammar


The ninth word of verse (3:3) is divided into 2 morphological segments. A conjunction and verb. The prefixed conjunction wa is usually translated as "and". The form IV perfect verb (فعل ماض) is third person masculine singular. The verb's triliteral root is nūn zāy lām (ن ز ل).

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

and He revealed
CONJ – prefixed conjunction wa (and)
V – 3rd person masculine singular (form IV) perfect verb
الواو عاطفة
فعل ماض

Verse (3:3)

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

Sahih International: He has sent down upon you, [O Muhammad], the Book in truth, confirming what was before it. And He revealed the Torah and the Gospel.

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