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Verse (26:38), Word 1 - Quranic Grammar


The first word of verse (26:38) is divided into 2 morphological segments. A resumption particle and verb. The connective particle fa is usually translated as "then" or "so" and is used to indicate a sequence of events. The passive perfect verb (فعل ماض) is third person masculine singular. The verb's triliteral root is jīm mīm ʿayn (ج م ع).

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

So were assembled
REM – prefixed resumption particle
V – 3rd person masculine singular passive perfect verb
الفاء استئنافية
فعل ماض مبني للمجهول

Verse (26:38)

The analysis above refers to the 38th verse of chapter 26 (sūrat l-shuʿarā):

Sahih International: So the magicians were assembled for the appointment of a well-known day.

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