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Verse (33:59), Word 8 - Quranic Grammar


The eighth word of verse (33:59) is divided into 2 morphological segments. A verb and subject pronoun. The imperfect verb (فعل مضارع) is third person feminine plural and is in the indicative mood (مرفوع). The verb's triliteral root is dāl nūn wāw (د ن و). The suffix (النون) is an attached subject pronoun.

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

to draw
V – 3rd person feminine plural imperfect verb
PRON – subject pronoun
فعل مضارع والنون ضمير متصل في محل رفع فاعل

Verse (33:59)

The analysis above refers to the 59th verse of chapter 33 (sūrat l-aḥzāb):

Sahih International: O Prophet, tell your wives and your daughters and the women of the believers to bring down over themselves [part] of their outer garments. That is more suitable that they will be known and not be abused. And ever is Allah Forgiving and Merciful.

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4 messages


28th August, 2013

Should this be Form IV? (This suggestion was not made by me).

Mazhar A. Nurani

31st August, 2013

Yes Form-IV, Verbal noun إدْنَاءٌ in jussive state.

Maqbool Ahmad

6th April, 2014

I think (33:59:8) should show verb Form IV

Abdul Rahman

7th April, 2014

V – 3rd person feminine plural Form IV imperfect verb, jussive mood (مجزوم)

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