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Verse (21:14), Word 2 - Quranic Grammar


The second word of verse (21:14) is divided into 3 morphological segments. A vocative particle, noun and possessive pronoun. The noun is in the accusative case (منصوب). The attached possessive pronoun is first person plural.

Chapter (21) sūrat l-anbiyāa (The Prophets)

"O woe to us!
VOC – prefixed vocative particle ya
N – accusative noun
PRON – 1st person plural possessive pronoun
أداة نداء
اسم منصوب و«نا» ضمير متصل في محل جر بالاضافة

Verse (21:14)

The analysis above refers to the fourteenth verse of chapter 21 (sūrat l-anbiyāa):

Sahih International: They said, "O woe to us! Indeed, we were wrongdoers."

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