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Verse (26:1), Word 1 - Quranic Grammar


Verse 1 of chapter 26 begins with the Quranic initials ṭā sīn mīm (ط س م). These are sequences of letters that occur at the start of certain chapters in the Quran. In Arabic these are known as the disconnected or shortened letters (حروف مقطعة).

Chapter (26) sūrat l-shuʿarā (The Poets)

Ta Seem Meem.
INL – Quranic initials حروف مقطعة

Verse (26:1)

The analysis above refers to the first verse of chapter 26 (sūrat l-shuʿarā):

Sahih International: Ta, Seen, Meem.

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18th October, 2010

For the sake of consistency, I believe this should read ṭā sīn mīm.

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