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Verse (81:19), Word 2 - Quranic Grammar


The second word of verse (81:19) is divided into 2 morphological segments. An emphatic prefix and verbal noun. The prefixed particle lām is usually translated as "surely" or "indeed" and is used to add emphasis. The verbal noun is masculine and is in the nominative case (مرفوع). The verbal noun's triliteral root is qāf wāw lām (ق و ل).

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

(is) surely a word
EMPH – emphatic prefix lām
N – nominative masculine verbal noun
اللام لام التوكيد
اسم مرفوع

Verse (81:19)

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

Sahih International: [That] indeed, the Qur'an is a word [conveyed by] a noble messenger

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