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Verse (18:12), Word 5 - Quranic Grammar


The fifth word of verse (18:12) is a masculine dual noun and is in the accusative case (منصوب). The noun's triliteral root is ḥā zāy bā (ح ز ب).

Chapter (18) sūrat l-kahf (The Cave)

(of) the two parties
N – accusative masculine dual noun اسم منصوب

Verse (18:12)

The analysis above refers to the twelfth verse of chapter 18 (sūrat l-kahf):

Sahih International: Then We awakened them that We might show which of the two factions was most precise in calculating what [extent] they had remained in time.

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3 messages

Maroussia Bednarkiewicz

16th July, 2014

Can it be ism majrūr, as a muḍāf ilayhi of the preceding noun (ayyu)?

Mazhar A. Nurani

17th July, 2014

Yes, it is genitive as a muḍāf ilayhi

Abdul Rahman

21st July, 2014

N – genitive masculine dual noun

اسم مجرور

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