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Verse (33:33), Word 1 - Quranic Grammar


The first word of verse (33:33) is divided into 3 morphological segments. A conjunction, verb and subject pronoun. The prefixed conjunction wa is usually translated as "and". The imperative verb (فعل أمر) is second person feminine plural. The verb's triliteral root is qāf rā rā (ق ر ر). The suffix (التاء) is an attached subject pronoun.

Chapter (33) sūrat l-aḥzāb (The Combined Forces)

And stay
CONJ – prefixed conjunction wa (and)
V – 2nd person feminine plural imperative verb
PRON – subject pronoun
الواو عاطفة
فعل أمر والتاء ضمير متصل في محل رفع فاعل

Verse (33:33)

The analysis above refers to the 33rd verse of chapter 33 (sūrat l-aḥzāb):

Sahih International: And abide in your houses and do not display yourselves as [was] the display of the former times of ignorance. And establish prayer and give zakah and obey Allah and His Messenger. Allah intends only to remove from you the impurity [of sin], O people of the [Prophet's] household, and to purify you with [extensive] purification.

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3 messages

Maqbool Ahmad

16th June, 2015

(33:33:1) Should the فعل أمر of ق ر ر not be اِقْرَرْنَ instead of قَرْنَ? Which rule(s) is applied to make قَرْنَ ?

Abdul Rahman

21st June, 2015

قَرْنَ is a contraction of اِقْرَرْنَ. Please refer to Lane's Lexicon page 2499.

Maqbool Ahmad

11th June, 2017

Lot of times in Lane's Lexicon documents if says "see supplements".

Could you please guide me where are the supplements?

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