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Verse (10:54), Word 9 - Quranic Grammar


The ninth word of verse (10:54) is divided into 2 morphological segments. An emphatic prefix and verb. The prefixed particle lām is usually translated as "surely" or "indeed" and is used to add emphasis. The form VIII perfect verb (فعل ماض) is third person feminine singular. The verb's triliteral root is fā dāl yā (ف د ي).

Chapter (10) sūrat yūnus (Jonah)

it (would) seek to ransom
EMPH – emphatic prefix lām
V – 3rd person feminine singular (form VIII) perfect verb
اللام لام التوكيد
فعل ماض

Verse (10:54)

The analysis above refers to the 54th verse of chapter 10 (sūrat yūnus):

Sahih International: And if each soul that wronged had everything on earth, it would offer it in ransom. And they will confide regret when they see the punishment; and they will be judged in justice, and they will not be wronged

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