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Verse (2:216), Word 3 - Quranic Grammar


The third word of verse (2:216) is a masculine noun and is in the nominative case (مرفوع). The noun's triliteral root is qāf tā lām (ق ت ل).

Chapter (2) sūrat l-baqarah (The Cow)

[the] fighting
N – nominative masculine noun اسم مرفوع

Verse (2:216)

The analysis above refers to the 216th verse of chapter 2 (sūrat l-baqarah):

Sahih International: Fighting has been enjoined upon you while it is hateful to you. But perhaps you hate a thing and it is good for you; and perhaps you love a thing and it is bad for you. And Allah Knows, while you know not.

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Asim Iqbal 2nd

19th June, 2011

Form III verbal noun

Translation attempt: mortal fighting (fighting can be of different types, but qitaal necessarily involves killing and being killed, so fighting is an incomplete translation attempt)

Relevant form III rule

Effort/attempt to perform an act upon an object, in which case the idea of reciprocity is added, if the act being performed, is by necessity or accident a mutual one.

Asim Iqbal 2nd

19th June, 2011

Total 13 entries with same lemma need correction.

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