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Verse (26:99), Word 2 - Quranic Grammar


The second word of verse (26:99) is divided into 2 morphological segments. A verb and object pronoun. The form IV perfect verb (فعل ماض) is third person masculine singular. The verb's triliteral root is ḍād lām lām (ض ل ل). The attached object pronoun is first person plural.

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

misguided us
V – 3rd person masculine singular (form IV) perfect verb
PRON – 1st person plural object pronoun
فعل ماض و«نا» ضمير متصل في محل نصب مفعول به

Verse (26:99)

The analysis above refers to the 99th verse of chapter 26 (sūrat l-shuʿarā):

Sahih International: And no one misguided us except the criminals.

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2 messages

Maqbool Ahmad

12th January, 2017

Should the meaning of أَضَلَّنَا (form IV) not be "we misguided" instead of "misguided us" ?

Abdul Rahman

13th January, 2017

"we misguided" is أَضْلَلْنَا. The translation of أَضَلَّنَا as "misguided us" is correct.

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