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Verse (11:1), Word 1 - Quranic Grammar


Verse 1 of chapter 11 begins with the Quranic initials alif lām rā (ا ل ر). These are sequences of letters that occur at the start of certain chapters in the Quran. In Arabic these are known as the disconnected or shortened letters (حروف مقطعة).

Chapter (11) sūrat hūd (Hud)

Alif Lam Ra.
INL – Quranic initials حروف مقطعة

Verse (11:1)

The analysis above refers to the first verse of chapter 11 (sūrat hūd):

Sahih International: Alif, Lam, Ra. [This is] a Book whose verses are perfected and then presented in detail from [one who is] Wise and Acquainted.

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