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Verse (81:17), Word 1 - Quranic Grammar


The first word of verse (81:17) is divided into 2 morphological segments. A conjunction and noun. The prefixed conjunction wa is usually translated as "and". The noun is masculine and is in the genitive case (مجرور). The noun's triliteral root is lām yā lām (ل ي ل).

Chapter (81) sūrat l-takwīr (The Overthrowing)

And the night
CONJ – prefixed conjunction wa (and)
N – genitive masculine noun
الواو عاطفة
اسم مجرور

Verse (81:17)

The analysis above refers to the seventeenth verse of chapter 81 (sūrat l-takwīr):

Sahih International: And by the night as it closes in

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