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Verse (105:5), Word 3 - Quranic Grammar


The third word of verse (105:5) is an indefinite masculine passive participle and is in the genitive case (مجرور). The passive participle's triliteral root is hamza kāf lām (أ ك ل).

Chapter (105) sūrat l-fīl (The Elephant)

eaten up.
ADJ – genitive masculine indefinite passive participle صفة مجرورة

Verse (105:5)

The analysis above refers to the fifth verse of chapter 105 (sūrat l-fīl):

Sahih International: And He made them like eaten straw.

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2 messages

Bustamam Harun

27th June, 2013

I was just wondering if ماكول can be considered as اسم مفعول?

Mazhar A. Nurani

27th June, 2013

yes, correctly tagged. [Thereby, He the Exalted made them resembling grains which have been bitten/edged by teeth. [105:05]]

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