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Verse (6:23), Word 8 - Quranic Grammar

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The eighth word of verse (6:23) is divided into 2 morphological segments. A preposition and proper noun. The prefixed preposition wa is usually translated as "by" and is used to form an oath. The proper noun is in the genitive case (مجرور). The proper noun's triliteral root is hamza lām hā (أ ل ه). Together the segments form a preposition phrase known as jār wa majrūr (جار ومجرور).

Chapter (6) sūrat l-anʿām (The Cattle)


(6:23:8)
wal-lahi
"By Allah,
P – prefixed preposition wa (oath)
PN – genitive proper noun → Allah
جار ومجرور

Verse (6:23)

The analysis above refers to the 23rd verse of chapter 6 (sūrat l-anʿām):

Sahih International: Then there will be no [excuse upon] examination except they will say, "By Allah , our Lord, we were not those who associated."

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