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Verse (114:5), Word 2 - Quranic Grammar


The second word of verse (114:5) is an imperfect verb (فعل مضارع). The verb is third person masculine singular and is in the indicative mood (مرفوع). The verb's quadriliteral root is wāw sīn wāw sīn (و س و س).

Chapter (114) sūrat l-nās (Mankind)

V – 3rd person masculine singular imperfect verb فعل مضارع

Verse (114:5)

The analysis above refers to the fifth verse of chapter 114 (sūrat l-nās):

Sahih International: Who whispers [evil] into the breasts of mankind -

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Asim Iqbal 2nd

17th June, 2011

Form is Q.I ,i.e., 1st form of the quadriliteral.

Brief explanation of Q.I

The 1st form the the Quadriliteral i.e. Q.I corresponds in formation and conjugation to II i.e. 2nd form of the triliterals and can be both transitive and intransitive in signification.


Lane's Lexicon, V8, P2939

Wright's Arabic Grammar Vol1, Page 48, and page 300 for the weights of this form.

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