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Verse (35:16), Word 5 - Quranic Grammar


The fifth word of verse (35:16) is divided into 2 morphological segments. A preposition and noun. The prefixed preposition bi is usually translated as "with" or "by". The indefinite noun is masculine and is in the genitive case (مجرور). The noun's triliteral root is khā lām qāf (خ ل ق). Together the segments form a preposition phrase known as jār wa majrūr (جار ومجرور).

Chapter (35) sūrat fāṭir (The Originator)

in a creation
P – prefixed preposition bi
N – genitive masculine indefinite noun
جار ومجرور

Verse (35:16)

The analysis above refers to the sixteenth verse of chapter 35 (sūrat fāṭir):

Sahih International: If He wills, He can do away with you and bring forth a new creation.

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