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


The second word of verse (2:2) is a masculine noun and is in the nominative case (مرفوع). The noun's triliteral root is kāf tā bā (ك ت ب).

Chapter (2) sūrat l-baqarah (The Cow)

(is) the book
N – nominative masculine noun اسم مرفوع

Verse (2:2)

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

Sahih International: This is the Book about which there is no doubt, a guidance for those conscious of Allah -

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14th September, 2013

I'rab: Sifat/Niat or Badal (in place of), in state of Raf' with the ending Dhamma.

Original root is word is Ka-T-B meaning to assemble or bring together or bring two things together e.g. a group of livestock galloping or group of soldiers in formation.

Assembly of words, letter by letter is similarly called Ki-Ta-B

Tafsir: http://untiredwithloving.org/grammar_2_1to2.html#kitab

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