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Verse (19:88), Word 1 - Quranic Grammar


The first word of verse (19:88) is divided into 3 morphological segments. A conjunction, verb and subject pronoun. The prefixed conjunction wa is usually translated as "and". The perfect verb (فعل ماض) is third person masculine plural. The verb's triliteral root is qāf wāw lām (ق و ل). The suffix (الواو) is an attached subject pronoun.

Chapter (19) sūrat maryam (Mary)

And they say,
CONJ – prefixed conjunction wa (and)
V – 3rd person masculine plural perfect verb
PRON – subject pronoun
الواو عاطفة
فعل ماض والواو ضمير متصل في محل رفع فاعل

Verse (19:88)

The analysis above refers to the 88th verse of chapter 19 (sūrat maryam):

Sahih International: And they say, "The Most Merciful has taken [for Himself] a son."

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