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Verse (100:8), Word 2 - Quranic Grammar


The second word of verse (100:8) is divided into 2 morphological segments. A preposition and noun. The prefixed preposition lām is usually translated as "for". The noun is masculine and is in the genitive case (مجرور). The noun's triliteral root is ḥā bā bā (ح ب ب). Together the segments form a preposition phrase known as jār wa majrūr (جار ومجرور).

Chapter (100) sūrat l-ʿādiyāt (Those That Run)

in (the) love
P – prefixed preposition lām
N – genitive masculine noun
جار ومجرور

Verse (100:8)

The analysis above refers to the eighth verse of chapter 100 (sūrat l-ʿādiyāt):

Sahih International: And indeed he is, in love of wealth, intense.

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