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Verse (26:97), Word 1 - Quranic Grammar


The first word of verse (26:97) is divided into 2 morphological segments. A preposition and proper noun. The prefixed preposition ta is usually translated as "by" and is used to form an oath. The proper noun is in the genitive case (مجرور). The proper noun's triliteral root is hamza lām hā (أ ل ه). Together the segments form a preposition phrase known as jār wa majrūr (جار ومجرور).

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

"By Allah,
P – prefixed preposition ta (oath)
PN – genitive proper noun → Allah
جار ومجرور

Verse (26:97)

The analysis above refers to the 97th verse of chapter 26 (sūrat l-shuʿarā):

Sahih International: "By Allah , we were indeed in manifest error

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