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Verse (12:82), Word 6 - Quranic Grammar


The sixth word of verse (12:82) is divided into 2 morphological segments. A conjunction and noun. The prefixed conjunction wa is usually translated as "and". The noun is masculine and is in the accusative case (منصوب). The noun's triliteral root is ʿayn yā rā (ع ي ر).

Chapter (12) sūrat yūsuf (Joseph)

and the caravan
CONJ – prefixed conjunction wa (and)
N – accusative masculine noun
الواو عاطفة
اسم منصوب

Verse (12:82)

The analysis above refers to the 82nd verse of chapter 12 (sūrat yūsuf):

Sahih International: And ask the city in which we were and the caravan in which we came - and indeed, we are truthful,"

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30th May, 2013

Possible correction. Not suggested by me.

كلمة "العير" ليست




"والدليل أن ما قبلها كان مؤنثا فالآية: "فأذن مؤذن أيتها العيرإنكم لسارقون

أيتها تستخدم للمؤنث

Abdul Rahman

30th May, 2013

Agreed. This word appears three times in the Quran (all in Surah Yusuf) and each time it appears with a feminine gender marker.

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