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Verse (7:205), Word 11 - Quranic Grammar


The eleventh word of verse (7:205) is divided into 2 morphological segments. A preposition and noun. The prefixed preposition bi is usually translated as "with" or "by". The noun is masculine and is in the genitive case (مجرور). The noun's triliteral root is ghayn dāl wāw (غ د و). Together the segments form a preposition phrase known as jār wa majrūr (جار ومجرور).

Chapter (7) sūrat l-aʿrāf (The Heights)

in the mornings
P – prefixed preposition bi
N – genitive masculine noun
جار ومجرور

Verse (7:205)

The analysis above refers to the 205th verse of chapter 7 (sūrat l-aʿrāf):

Sahih International: And remember your Lord within yourself in humility and in fear without being apparent in speech - in the mornings and the evenings. And do not be among the heedless.

See Also

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Asim Iqbal 2nd

10th June, 2011

ghuduww is plural of ghudwat which has the weight fu'lat.

Reference: Lane's Lexicon , Volume 6, page 2235, Column 1

Asim Iqbal 2nd

10th June, 2011

After seeing


there are 5 occurrences of this word in the Qur'an and at some places translators have translated it as singular and at others plural, so a detailed investigation is required into all 5 Ayaat to decide its status of singular or plural.

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