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Verse (24:3), Word 12 - Quranic Grammar


The twelfth word of verse (24:3) is an indefinite masculine active participle and is in the nominative case (مرفوع). The active participle's triliteral root is zāy nūn yā (ز ن ي).

Chapter (24) sūrat l-nūr (The Light)

a fornicator
N – nominative masculine indefinite active participle اسم مرفوع

Verse (24:3)

The analysis above refers to the third verse of chapter 24 (sūrat l-nūr):

Sahih International: The fornicator does not marry except a [female] fornicator or polytheist, and none marries her except a fornicator or a polytheist, and that has been made unlawful to the believers.

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