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Verse (6:97), Word 15 - Quranic Grammar

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The fifteenth word of verse (6:97) is divided into 2 morphological segments. A preposition and noun. The prefixed preposition lām is usually translated as "for". The indefinite noun is masculine and is in the genitive case (مجرور). The noun's triliteral root is qāf wāw mīm (ق و م). Together the segments form a preposition phrase known as jār wa majrūr (جار ومجرور).

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


(6:97:15)
liqawmin
for a people
P – prefixed preposition lām
N – genitive masculine indefinite noun
جار ومجرور

Verse (6:97)

The analysis above refers to the 97th verse of chapter 6 (sūrat l-anʿām):

Sahih International: And it is He who placed for you the stars that you may be guided by them through the darknesses of the land and sea. We have detailed the signs for a people who know.

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