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Verse (12:16), Word 2 - Quranic Grammar


The second word of verse (12:16) is divided into 2 morphological segments. A noun and possessive pronoun. The noun is masculine singular and is in the accusative case (منصوب). The noun's triliteral root is hamza bā wāw (أ ب و). The attached possessive pronoun is third person masculine plural.

Chapter (12) sūrat yūsuf (Joseph)

(to) their father
N – accusative masculine singular noun
PRON – 3rd person masculine plural possessive pronoun
اسم منصوب و«هم» ضمير متصل في محل جر بالاضافة

Verse (12:16)

The analysis above refers to the sixteenth verse of chapter 12 (sūrat yūsuf):

Sahih International: And they came to their father at night, weeping.

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