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Verse (19:91), Word 3 - Quranic Grammar


The third word of verse (19:91) is divided into 2 morphological segments. A preposition and noun. The prefixed preposition lām is usually translated as "for". The noun is masculine singular and is in the genitive case (مجرور). The noun's triliteral root is rā ḥā mīm (ر ح م). Together the segments form a preposition phrase known as jār wa majrūr (جار ومجرور).

Chapter (19) sūrat maryam (Mary)

to the Most Gracious
P – prefixed preposition lām
N – genitive masculine singular noun
جار ومجرور

Verse (19:91)

The analysis above refers to the 91st verse of chapter 19 (sūrat maryam):

Sahih International: That they attribute to the Most Merciful a son.

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