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Verse (40:38), Word 4 - Quranic Grammar


The fourth word of verse (40:38) is divided into 3 morphological segments. A vocative particle, noun and possessive pronoun. The noun is masculine and is in the nominative case (مرفوع). The noun's triliteral root is qāf wāw mīm (ق و م). The of the first person singular possessive pronoun has been omitted due to elision (الياء محذوفة), and is indicated by the kasrah.

Chapter (40) sūrat ghāfir (The Forgiver God)

"O my people!
VOC – prefixed vocative particle ya
N – nominative masculine noun
PRON – 1st person singular possessive pronoun
أداة نداء
اسم مرفوع والياء المحذوفة ضمير متصل في محل جر بالاضافة

Verse (40:38)

The analysis above refers to the 38th verse of chapter 40 (sūrat ghāfir):

Sahih International: And he who believed said, "O my people, follow me, I will guide you to the way of right conduct.

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