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Verse (20:21), Word 2 - Quranic Grammar


The second word of verse (20:21) is divided into 2 morphological segments. A verb and object pronoun. The imperative verb (فعل أمر) is second person masculine singular. The verb's triliteral root is hamza khā dhāl (أ خ ذ). The attached object pronoun is third person feminine singular.

Chapter (20) sūrat ṭā hā

"Seize it
V – 2nd person masculine singular imperative verb
PRON – 3rd person feminine singular object pronoun
فعل أمر و«ها» ضمير متصل في محل نصب مفعول به

Verse (20:21)

The analysis above refers to the 21st verse of chapter 20 (sūrat ṭā hā):

Sahih International: [Allah] said, "Seize it and fear not; We will return it to its former condition.

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