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Verse (23:66), Word 2 - Quranic Grammar


The second word of verse (23:66) is a perfect verb (فعل ماض). The verb is third person feminine singular. The verb's triliteral root is kāf wāw nūn (ك و ن). The verb (كانت) belongs to a special group of words known as kāna and her sisters (كان واخواتها).

Chapter (23) sūrat l-mu'minūn (The Believers)

V – 3rd person feminine singular perfect verb فعل ماض

Verse (23:66)

The analysis above refers to the 66th verse of chapter 23 (sūrat l-mu'minūn):

Sahih International: My verses had already been recited to you, but you were turning back on your heels

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