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Verse (21:72), Word 3 - Quranic Grammar


The third word of verse (21:72) is a proper noun in the genitive case (مجرور). The case marker is a fatḥah instead of a kasrah because the proper noun is a diptote (ممنوع من الصرف).

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

PN – genitive proper noun → Isaac اسم علم مجرور بالفتحة بدلاً من الكسرة لأنه ممنوع من الصرف

Verse (21:72)

The analysis above refers to the 72nd verse of chapter 21 (sūrat l-anbiyāa):

Sahih International: And We gave him Isaac and Jacob in addition, and all [of them] We made righteous.

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2 messages

Maqbool Ahmad

28th July, 2016

وَوَهَبْنَا لَهُ إِسْحَاقَ وَيَعْقُوبَ. Should إِسْحَاقَ and يَعْقُوبَ not be اسم علم منصوب instead اسم علم مجرور ?

Abdul Rahman

29th July, 2016

You're right yet again.

I agree with your earlier comments that the site ought to be updated to take into account the corrections made.

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