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Verse (18:26), Word 12 - Quranic Grammar


The twelfth word of verse (18:26) is divided into 2 morphological segments. A conjunction and verb. The prefixed conjunction wa is usually translated as "and". The form IV imperative verb (فعل أمر) is second person masculine singular. The verb's triliteral root is sīn mīm ʿayn (س م ع).

Chapter (18) sūrat l-kahf (The Cave)

And how clearly He hears!
CONJ – prefixed conjunction wa (and)
V – 2nd person masculine singular (form IV) imperative verb
الواو عاطفة
فعل أمر

Verse (18:26)

The analysis above refers to the 26th verse of chapter 18 (sūrat l-kahf):

Sahih International: Say, " Allah is most knowing of how long they remained. He has [knowledge of] the unseen [aspects] of the heavens and the earth. How Seeing is He and how Hearing! They have not besides Him any protector, and He shares not His legislation with anyone."

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12th June, 2013

18:26:12 is used in making verb of wonder. The verbs of wonder are made by writing مَا أَفْعَلَ followed by the accusative of the object that causes the surprise and أَفْعِلْ followed by بِ followed by the genitive. In 18:26, بِهِ is written with أَبْصِرْ and not required to be written again with أَسْمِعْ

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