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Verse (81:18), Word 1 - Quranic Grammar


The first word of verse (81:18) 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 ṣād bā ḥā (ص ب ح).

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

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

Verse (81:18)

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

Sahih International: And by the dawn when it breathes

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