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Verse (2:260), Word 21 - Quranic Grammar


The 21st word of verse (2:260) is a masculine noun and is in the genitive case (مجرور). The noun's triliteral root is ṭā yā rā (ط ي ر).

Chapter (2) sūrat l-baqarah (The Cow)

the birds
N – genitive masculine noun → Bird اسم مجرور

Verse (2:260)

The analysis above refers to the 260th verse of chapter 2 (sūrat l-baqarah):

Sahih International: And [mention] when Abraham said, "My Lord, show me how You give life to the dead." [Allah] said, "Have you not believed?" He said, "Yes, but [I ask] only that my heart may be satisfied." [Allah] said, "Take four birds and commit them to yourself. Then [after slaughtering them] put on each hill a portion of them; then call them - they will come [flying] to you in haste. And know that Allah is Exalted in Might and Wise."

See Also

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Mazhar A. Nurani

14th May, 2011

Plural [needs to be added]


14th May, 2011

perhaps even collective plural (اسم الجمع).


14th May, 2011

Salamu Alaykum,

Thank you both kindly for your suggestions. Inshallah this will help make the next version of the website more accurate.

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