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Verse (12:53), Word 3 - Quranic Grammar


The third word of verse (12:53) is divided into 2 morphological segments. A noun and possessive pronoun. The noun is feminine singular and is in the nominative case (مرفوع). The noun's triliteral root is nūn fā sīn (ن ف س). The attached possessive pronoun is first person singular.

Chapter (12) sūrat yūsuf (Joseph)

N – nominative feminine singular noun
PRON – 1st person singular possessive pronoun
اسم مرفوع والياء ضمير متصل في محل جر بالاضافة

Verse (12:53)

The analysis above refers to the 53rd verse of chapter 12 (sūrat yūsuf):

Sahih International: And I do not acquit myself. Indeed, the soul is a persistent enjoiner of evil, except those upon which my Lord has mercy. Indeed, my Lord is Forgiving and Merciful."

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8th June, 2011

As salamu 3laykum

Many people think that "nafsy" is not nominative, but accusative word. They think that BaRRa' is obligatory transitive (surah 12.53). What do you think of that opinion ?

Asim Iqbal 2nd

8th June, 2011

Wa'alaykum assalaam!

Nafsi is accusative and is maf'ool.

abri.u is fail madzare with hidden faa'il and is nominative

Nafsi is murakkab e idzaafi and is maf'ool.

See also: imkam, Volume 5, Page 325


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